Girl Child, who were you before the world told you who you should be?

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PATRIARCHY

A social structure that arose about ten thousand years ago in which males came to be socialized to rule, lead, and own society and females as property. Females came to be socialized to submit, serve, and accept a secondary role in familial, religious, and social spheres.


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