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    The 1960s were a period of change. The passing of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 proved to the American public that positive change could occur through awareness and protest. Rather than accept racism and sexism as a society norm, people began to fight against these types of injustices. While there have been people that have protested sexism prior to the 1960s, the modern feminist movement began in the late 1960s due to the awareness and success of the black American movement in terms of equality. Many women had been associated with both civil rights and antiwar protests (Lytle 269). Having seen the awareness raised through various protests, certain events helped shift their agenda to women’s rights. While the protests for civil rights and antiwar efforts brought awareness, many women great frustrated by their inability to stop the war, or grew tired of…

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    Women's Rights Movements

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    For hundreds of years, women have struggled to gain essential rights equal with men. Held back and stripped of opportunities because of their gender, women have soldiered on for equality, fighting to be able to work, vote and other countless things. Feminism is the belief in political, social and economic equality of the sexes, no matter their race, religion or cultural background. Feminism and Women's movements allowed women to fight for rights and gain high positions in jobs that they were…

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    Women's Rights Mid-1900s

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    of America has grown exponentially in several different ways. One of the most prominent is the change in women's’ rights. Today, no one would not be surprised to see a woman attend college to later become a career professional. Sadly, women in the United States began in a world where they were not able to get a job other than taking care of their own household; education and professional careers were completely off limits. Through several significant events since 1865, women have been able to…

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    During the founding years of America, women were part of the group that were not given the same rights as white men, which also included natives, africans, and other aliens. Marylynn Salmon’s The Legal Status of Women, 1776–1830, looks at this time period and analyzes the legal rights and social superstitions of women. The essay begins by examining the broad topic of women’s right under the federal or state law. While federal law did provide a basic outline for most topics, the state governments…

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    next, I will write on the Center for Women’s Policy with their mission in life on women’s involvement, and I will write about the League of Women Voters of Illinois and their purposes for getting women involved in their grassroots movements, along with an explanation of what is Community Organization Theory and concluding with my observations on two pictorial messages from International Women’s Day 2012. Mary McLoed Bethune has motivated women since 1904 when she opened up her school in…

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    Women's Rights

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    when it comes to the fight for political rights of women. They've relentlessly worked hard to keep their rights intact in their environment. Due to stereo typicality, our society has set out a demeaning image for women. Society believes women should be in their homes cooking and housekeeping, which is not necessarily true. Victoria Woodhull one of the first women to run for president was confident enough to step up disregarding others viewpoints and unfavourable judgements. By examining the…

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    The 1960s and 1970s was a time of civil rights revolution when Americans began to question the authority and claim their rights which led to several movements. In the 1960s women were limited in what they could do at home and in the work place. Women were expected to stay home and take care of home chores and children and to be committed to their husbands. Women at that time were limited to jobs as teachers, nurses, and secretaries. They were not allowed in other professions that reserved for…

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    reproductive health, gaining property, right to work and get equal pay and other rights that were given to men. Because of the need to enjoy equal rights as men, women have come up with many movements that have enabled them to fight for their rights. As a matter of fact, most of the Women's Rights Movements have yielded results. On the other hand, the Civil Rights Movement denoted the struggle exhibited by the African Americans around the period of the mid-1950s. The aim of the movement was to…

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    legal arena, as well as in the domestic space, legal responses are producing more cabined and regulated sexual subjects and are reinforcing gender categories. Gender is re-inscribed as stable and normal. The international is not separate and apart from the domestic because the gendered, sexual and cultural dichotomies that permeate the narratives of nation-states and sovereignty are informed by the vocabularies of both. These institutional maneuvers have become the outward manifestations of the…

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    Right To Be A Human Feminists changed the government by earning women right to vote, to pushing the Title 9 new educational possibilities, and working right. For many years women were fighting to equal as man. Women were always seen as housekeepers, and weak gender that doesn’t have any rights. For many centuries girl were growing up with a thought that they must sit at home, cook, and look after children. Any girl now women could see their life different, until feminists came. First,…

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