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Women rights in the United States of America

United States. Women"s Rights Task Force.

Women rights in the United States of America

a report

by United States. Women"s Rights Task Force.

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Published by Commission on Civil Rights : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women"s rights -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    March 1979.

    Statementprepared by the Women"s Rights Task Force of the U.S. Department of Justice.
    SeriesClearinghouse publication - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights ; 57
    ContributionsUnited States Commission on Civil Rights.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17805074M

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      Woman suffragists in the United States engaged in a sustained, difficult, and multigenerational struggle: seventy-two years elapsed between the Seneca Falls convention () and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment (). During these years, activists gained confidence, developed skills, mobilized resources, learned to maneuver through the Author: Rebecca J. Mead. Activists and leaders from around the world including the director of OSI's Network Women's Program, Anastasia Posadskaya-Vanderbeck have contributed to The Future of Women's Rights: Global Visions and Strategies (), a new anthology edited by Joanna Kerr, Ellen Sprenger, and Alison Symington.. At an OSI-sponsored book launch, Sprenger characterized the anthology .

    The Status of Women in the States provides data on women’s progress in 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States overall. The data can be used to raise awareness, improve policies, and promote women’s equality. Explore the data here! Immigrant Women. Same-Sex Households. Women in Unions. Featured Publication. This gradually changed as a few women were able to become doctors. First women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, NY. 68 women and 32 men signed a Declaration of Sentiments, sets the agenda for the women's rights movement, including equal treatment of men and women under the law and voting rights for women.


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