Each household member had responsibilities, yet those of women tended to be much greater loads.
In many cultures, women were expected to run the domestic duties in a household, yet women in Mongolia also managed out of the home work such as taking care of animals, manufacturing dairy products, shearing wool, and tanning hides.
The political alignment in Mongolia for women is the belief that women are discriminated against because they are women.
Women also believe that they have little legitimacy when discussing political affairs with men.
Weddings are celebrated events that at times are even more important and births or deaths.
In the past, history explains that Mongolian women were often married as young women of ages about 13 to 14.
For those women who were widowed or left because of husbands in the military, taking over their jobs was often a common compromise.
Genghis Khan's daughters were made army combat generals by him, including Altanqalan who made her husband separate from all his female friends respectively divorce all his wives.
Dating is not as common for those with less money such as herders, yet sex prior to marriage is practiced.
When a woman gets married, normally she is expected to go and live with the grooms family.
Mongolian women had a higher social status than women in many other Asian societies, but were considered unable to herd cattle and possibly not horses.
Only one woman, Toregene, became supreme ruler in between maturity of the elected chosen Khan following Genghis Khan's introduction of heredity possibly claimed by the Tatars he was last with, and four Khatuns shared governorship and regional powers with Khublai Khan.