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Women"s Rights (Major Issues in American History) by Sharon Hartman Strom

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Sources,
  • United States,
  • Women"s rights

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10419924M
ISBN 100313311358
ISBN 109780313311352

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4 WOMEN’S RiGHTS ARE HUMAN RiGHTS of the term “all men” rather than a gender-neutral term.1 The Declaration was eventually adopted using the terms “all human beings” and “everyone” in order to leave no doubt that the Universal Declaration was intended for everyone, men and women alike. A. iNTERNATiONAL HUMAN RiGHTS iNSTRUMENTS.   The first gathering devoted to women’s rights in the United States was held July 19–20, , in Seneca Falls, New York. The principal organizers of the Seneca Falls Convention were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a mother of four from upstate New York, and the Quaker abolitionist Lucretia Mott. 1 About people attended the convention; two-thirds were women. Here at LSE Review of Books we’ve put together 10 must-reads on women’s rights, history and achievements. Recoding Gender: Women’s Changing Participation in Computing by Janet Abbate In Recoding Gender, Janet Abbate explores the untold history of women in computer science and programming from the Second World War to the late twentieth.   Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement by Jennifer Nelson. Nelson's book brings to the forefront the women of color vocally advocating for legal abortion rights — often in Author: Robin Marty.

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