In ancient Mesopotamia, women were not considered
equal to men. They had some rights but not all rights.
Women could go out of their houses and go to the market. They were
allowed to own their own property and even own businesses. If their parents were so inclined, they could
learn to read and write and even get a paid job.
were not allowed a say in the government or assembly.
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