Ang Katayuan ng mga Babaeng Pilipino Noong Unang Panahon (Filipino Women Before Spanish Colonization)

Precious Gomez
is a Nurse in the Philippines

Ang estado ng mga babaeng Pilipino noong dating panahon (Bago sumampa ang mga kastila) ay talagang naiiba kaysa sa estado ng mga babae sa iba’t-ibang panig ng mundo, maging dito sa Asya o sa Europa. Napakataas ng katayuaan ng mga babaeng Pilipino dati dahil tinatamasa nila ang karapatan ng mga lalaki. Kagaya ng pag-mamana ng ari-arian ng mga magulang at mga kamag-anak, maging pinuno sa baranggay kung walang kapatid na lalaking magmamana ng kapangyarihan ng namatay ng Datu.

Ang ina ang nasusunod sa paglalagay ng magiging pangalan ng mga anak. Laging nasa likuran ng babae ang lalaki pagdating sa paglalakad sa lansangan. Ginagawa ito upang maproteksyunan ng lalaki ang babae laban sa pagsalakay na anumang gagawin ng mga kaaway at masasamang loob.

Walang batas na kailangan lahat ng kita ng lalaki ay ibibigay sa babae, ngunit ang

nakasanayan nating ugali ngayon ay kaparehas sa unang panahon.Laging binibigay ng

lalaki ang buong sahod sa asawa. Hindi masasabing namana natin ang kaugalian na ito

sa mga kastila. Dahil ang mga kastilang lalaki ay hindi ugaling magbigay ng sahod o

kita sa kanilang asa-asawa, kundi nagbibigay lamang ng eksaktong budget para sa


Maging sa Intsik, Amerikano, Hapon at iba pang lahi na pumunta dito ay

hindi ugali ibigay ang buong kinita. Tanging sa Pilipinas lamang ang ugaling nagbibigay

ng lahat na kinita sa kanyang asawa.

It has been said that history repeats itself. So why is it crucial to study history? Because one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of himself as an individual. Learning about the events of the past give us an understanding of how the world came to be, not only in your world but around the world including all cultures of people as well as nature. Studying history will teach you how to understand and overcome change. Thus, history should be studied for several reasons. First, history helps us to understand other cultures. With this knowledge of history you can be able to analyse other cultures. Another reason to study history is because it helps us to understand change. Change comes every day and without history, people do not have anything to prepare themselves for. Furthermore, an understanding history is a basic prerequisite as a citizen of a nation. Also, history can explain change on a larger scale. For example, if someone wanted to know why the stock markets crash, they could research and look for patterns for economic downturns. So history does matter. It has been said that he who controls the past controls the future. Our view of history shapes the way we view the present, and therefore it dictates what answers we offer for existing problems. One of the greatest benefits of studying history is that it allows us a chance to learn about who we came from. The people of the past are those who came before us, and it is interesting to see how some of the thoughts, attitudes, and practices of today can differ so drastically from those throughout history.

History is important because it helps us to understand the present. History teaches values. If we will listen to what history has to say, we can come to a sound understanding of the past that will tell us much about the problems we now face. If we refuse to listen to history, we will find ourselves fabricating a past that reinforces our understanding of current problems.

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Precious Gomez

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Profession: Nurse
Philippines , National Capital Region , Pasig
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