By 1928 women had achieved many of the objectives of the first-wave of the feminist movement. They had secured political franchise in general elections, girls benefitted from improved access to education and working women were gradually experiencing better conditions in the workplace. However, Europe remained under the rule of a patriarchy and newspapers were controlled by men within that system.
"Tabloid Sensationalism or Revolutionary Feminism? The First-Wave Feminist Movement in an Irish Women’s Periodical,"
Irish Communication Review:
1, Article 6.
Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/icr/vol12/iss1/6