Articles related to women's rights
History of Women's Rights
A history of women's rights -- women (and some men) have asserted women's equality and the rights of women since ancient times, but without much success ...
What Are Women's Rights? Past and Present - Women's History
What rights have been included in the umbrella of women's rights, at different periods of history? What are the basic categories of women's rights and some ...
Feminism and Suffrage - History of Women's Rights - Women's History
Women's suffrage was one part of the many changes in the last few centuries. Women's rights and changes attempting to win equality for women have included ...
Laws and Women's Rights - Women's History - About.com
Laws relating to women's rights, including laws passed and court decisions including Supreme Court decisions intepreting those laws. Includes legislation about ...
Women's Suffrage Victory: What Won the Final Battle?
Votes for women were first seriously proposed in the United States in July, 1848, at the Seneca Falls Woman's Rights Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady ...
The Fourteenth Amendment and Its Importance to Women's Rights
A history of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution, as it has been applied to women's rights.
Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention - 1848 - Women's History
... and a few men to call for rights for women. The Seneca Falls meeting is often seen as the kick-off of the women's rights movement -- the first wave of feminism.
Frederick Douglass Quotes on Women's Rights - Women's History
Quotes by Frederick Douglass - part of an extensive collection of quotations about women.
Woman Suffrage Timeline International - Women's History - About.com
When did various nations give all women the right to vote? Many granted suffrage in steps -- some locales gave the vote for local elections first, or some racial or ...
Women in the American Civil Rights Movement - Women's History
Women activists and the role of women in the American civil rights movement -- how women helped fight for racial justice in the American civil rights movement, ...