A Vindication Of Women's Rights

893 Words4 Pages
There are many ways women are being discriminated and looked down upon for the chance for a change and their voice to be heard equally. For today’s society, women have not ran for president of the United States before. However, the election is going on right now, and Hillary Clinton is running for president. Similarly, other countries have had women as leaders and there has been no problem to that. Women 's rights had not started until 1848-1920 by passing the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote There is still a great deal of work to do to secure women’s rights, however.. Due to the unfinished road to gender equality for women rights, women of the younger generation have started a new revolution for all…show more content…
In the 1700s, when british writer philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Women, in which she stated “Women should be educated to support themselves and should have the right to pursue any profession-even public office” (DeBella). The history of feminism as political history necessarily embraces women’s ongoing quests for educational equity, economic opportunity, civil right, and political inclusion. Get more women elected to political office, and establish a legal framework to pursue women’s equal right. Largely women who become lawyers have been the biggest advocates of women’s rights in courts. Additionally one thing that stood out was something Margaret Chan said, “While the political of women is recognized at the international level…” This potential will not be realized until conditions improve - often dramatically - in countries and communities. Too many complex factors, often rooted in social and cultural norms, continue to hinder the ability of women and girls to achieve their potential and benefit from social advances.” (“Ten worst Countries for…show more content…
Reflecting on that time, Steinem says, “Women were just beginning to declare our right to be full and equal human beings, often because we had experienced inequality in the workforce or even in the admirable peace and civil rights movements.” Many lawsuits have been reported against Bloomberg L.P. for what they allege was discrimination towards pregnant employees “ Apparently these kinds of things are still happening,” she says. To illustrate, in early June, the Veteran Feminists of America found dozens of feminist legal icons active from 1963 to 1975, including U.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a superstar in the eyes of every generation feminist. Stephanie says “I am really sad that Ginsburg is the only women left on the court. It’s going to be hard to fill those shoes. Even though she’s a small woman, she has very big
Open Document