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Synod Female Bishop Vote: 9 Other Things Women Are Not Permitted To Do

14/07/2014 12:58 BST | Updated 14/07/2014 14:59 BST
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Women priests celebrate with a bottle of sparkling wine to mark the twentieth anniversary of women becoming ordained priests within the Church of England, in London, on May 3, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

It has been a long road for the Church of England. Women priests were first proposed as concept in 1975, but it was only in 1992 that the Synod approved the measure. The road to women bishops should have been straightforward, but it was denied by six votes at the Synod in 2012.

For other religious jobs, like that of Catholic priest, Muslim iman or Orthodox rabbi, there is no change on the horizon. Neither is the Bullingdon Club likely to change its antiquated membership policy.

But other jobs traditionally denied to women are opening up, including parts of the army which were once thought too dangerous and unsuitable.

Here's a round-up:

Jobs For The Boys - Women Banned From Professions