Womens Rights Movement In The 1920's
The rise of the movement originated in the United States with American women. Once suffrage was granted in the U.S., a ripple effect of women’s rights movements occurred throughout the world. Due to American women standing up for their rights throughout history, women across the world have a right to vote today. During the 1900’s an increase of women started speaking out about having a say in who leads the country. This rise of protests and demands was also known as the women’s suffrage movement. Many factors contributed to the rise of the women’s suffrage movement. Once women started joining the workforce, they suddenly saw their rights to provide economically for a family taken away and shamed. In society 's eyes, women were meant to stay home, cook, clean, and take care of the children.
This domestic role was not favored by women. To begin, it showed a regression of women’s rights, not progression (Mueller 13). This made many women in that era feel confined and limited (Mueller 14). These changes are what caused the movement to grow which is also known as women’s mobilization (Mueller