What are Mormon women like? Are men and women viewed as equal in the LDS Church? How does the Mormon church view women?

These are questions people ask regularly ask about women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. See what different Mormons have to say on this topic and also read an official Church response at the mormon.org FAQ about gender equality in the Church.

This topic is also being discussed at the mormon.org Facebook page.

Following are a few lds.org articles/talks that might be worth a read as well.

Gordon B. Hinckley: The Women in our Lives

Julie B. Beck: “Daughters in My Kingdom”: The History and Work of Relief Society and “And upon the Handmaids in Those Days Will I Pour Out My Spirit”

Sheri L. Dew: It is Not Good for Man or Woman to Be Alone

Understand the Divine Roles of Women

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For more information on this topic on Mormon Women: Who We Are, see the following articles:

Why Would a Woman Choose Mormonism?

Mormon Men’s Thoughts on Relief Society