Women's Rights In Canadian History
These five astounding Canadian women were Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Nellie McClung, Louis McKinney, and Henrietta Muir Edwards. Although they all had different jobs, they were all settled in Alberta with their families. Emily Murphy was born on March 14, 1868 and died on October 27, 1933 at the age of 65. She was a Canadian women's rights activist, jurist, and author. In 1916, she became the first female magistrate in Canada, and in the British Empire. Born on January 9, 1868 was a woman's farm leader, a political, and an activist but sadly died at the age of 79 on July 12, 1965. On October 20, 1873, …show more content…
They found this very unjust since men and women deserved the same life style. The women knew they had to speak up or females would never live with equality and dignity. After having the case brought before the supreme court, the famous five... Two years after the case was brought to court, the decision that the law would be changed was finally made by the Judicial Council of Britain's Privy Council 1929, Canada's highest court at the time.
It is impossible to imagine what the world would be like if that tremendous influence that changed women rights around the world was not made. If not for these citizens, women could not vote, have a proper job, and would be owned by their husbands. Life everywhere would be completely different if five people did not stand up for themselves and others around