Taking on a job during World War II made people unsure if they should urge the women to keep acting as full-time mothers, or support them getting jobs to support the country in this time of need.Being able to support the soldiers by making all different products made the women feel very accomplished and proud of their work.

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Because world wars were total wars which required governments to utilize their entire populations for the purpose of defeating their enemies, millions of women were encouraged to work in industry and take over jobs previously done by men.

During World War I women across the United States were employed in jobs previously done by men.

Our next step was a call to the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

We spoke with Angela Hale who also said she hadn't heard of the statistic that we were trying to verify.

Many who did have young children shared apartments and houses so they could save time, money, utilities and food.

If they both worked, they worked different shifts so they could take turns babysitting.These women with children at home pooled together in their efforts to raise their families.They assembled into groups and shared such chores as cooking, cleaning and washing clothes.Although most women took on male dominated trades during World War II, they were expected to return to their everyday housework once men returned from the war.Government campaigns targeting women were addressed solely at housewives, likely because already-employed women would move to the higher-paid "essential" jobs on their own, Many of the women who took jobs during World War II were mothers.Monroe didn't have one -- and after days of searching, we couldn't find one.