Soviets and Spartans: Women in Non-Democratic Societies

Separated by over two-thousand years, it would seem as if the Spartans and the Soviets had very little in common. However, both had highly-advanced rights for women and opinions about their place in society (especially in comparison with their democratic counterparts Athens, and the United States) for their respective times. Women in these cultures enjoyed benefits regarding education,childcare, military involvement, labor, politics…

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