Write a one page essay discussing the following

Please discuss the following prompt: The Buddha was known to have said that if women had been allowed into the Sangha from the start, the impact of the Dharma would have only lasted half as long. What do you think he meant by this? Do you think the Buddha was against women, or were there other factors that the Buddha was addressing?

It should be straight forward and easy, please make sure you discuss this question only in the essay, and answer all parts to it. will provide a good tip and review.