Essay about Evolution Of Women 's Rights

2401 Words Dec 13th, 2016 10 Pages
Valentina Gonzalez – 1592314
Philosophy 119 - D
Suffolk University

Evolution of Women’s Rights
Women’s rights have always been an issue and it is still happening even though it is supposed to be a more progressed culture that everyone is considered equal specially between men and women. In the past, there has always been distinctive differences between men and women, between their roles in society and their models of behavior. However, changes have been found since those times and women are starting to be treated equal. This movement is making a strong impact on society. Women’s rights are based on freedom that can be viewed as a virtue, but not as a burden. Feminism is an equal distribution of power and resources along gender lines. Therefore, the major goal of this study is to find out how much has women’s rights have evolved.
The study will be focused on feminist movements and Simone de Beauvoir’s philosophy. The first wave, the second wave and the third wave feminism. The research is expected to demonstrate that although the struggle for equal opportunities has improved it still occurs until this day. The movements reflect the changes in feminist movements and will help to better understand the successes and failures women have had to have equal rights as men. The impact of each event that will be discussed in this paper demonstrates the changing role of women in society and with their changing opportunities in achievement. The major goal of this paper is to explain the…

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