The Strive for Women's Rights

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Even though many women have accomplished gaining their rights back, multiple problems still exist currently. Attention towards the crisis occurred in the late 1800’s and throughout the 20th century. Daily, women face challenges due to inequality and discrimination. Gender inequality not only hurts women and girls physically, but also prevents them from having opportunities. With the help from activists, the issue has gained awareness and has helped others understand the situation. Many rights have been gained, as well as much has been achieved throughout the journey to gain rights. Overall, women’s rights has become a crucial, worldwide problem. The strive for women’s rights began nearly a century ago. During the time, women were not allowed to vote and were not even considered citizens. However, after many years of campaigning, the United States gave women the right to vote through the 19th Amendment in 1920. In democracies across Western Europe and North America, voting rights extended from the late 1800’s to the 1920’s. Economic rights came shortly after the voting rights, for example, women were given the right to receive and control property, to work and earn a profit, and to socialize freely throughout the communicate for business. The fight for women’s legal rights had helped gained much attention in the 19th century throughout North America, Western Europe, and many other sectors in the world. Many women in numerous countries have gained equal rights, but the issue
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