They have to work along with men in providing a higher income for the family, but even so, most men in Lithuania still consider women to be inferior, and they do not trust them enough in order to permit a female to deal with political, economic, and social problems.
As the ‘ruling class’, men completely support the patriarchal view of the Catholic Church.
“The resurgence in the popularity of the Catholic Church has been accompanied by the glorification of motherhood (Voices from Lithuania)”.
Slowly but gradually discriminating women on the basis of gender, even though it still persists nowadays, diminished considerably.
Therefore, the ongoing changes in social, political and economic activities of the country included not only the raise of women’s role in society, but also the break of stereotypes of treating human beings by gender which was so well developed through decades (Aidis).