What Is The Women's Suffrage Movement?

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Women rights are Fundamental Human rights that was enshrined by the United Nations for every human being an the planet nearly 70 years ago. These rights include the right to live free from violence, slavery, discriminated. To be educated , to own property, to vote, to earn a fair and equal wage. With that being said Elizabeth Cady Stanton from the National Women Suffrage Association. The Primary goal of the Organization is to achieve voting rights for women by means of a Congressional amendment to the Constitution . The equal right Amendment has never been ratifie. In the 8000s, a group of abolitionist activists (75% was Women0, but some men gathered in Seneca Falls, New York to discuss The Problem of women Rights. …show more content…

Stanton died because of heart failure on October 26, 1902 Just a few weeks before her 87th Birthday. IN August 18, 1920 the 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution granted American Women The right to vote--a right known as women suffrage. At the time The U.S was founded, it female citizens did not share all of the same rights as men including the rights to vote. Women vote today because of the women suffrage movement, a courageous and persistent political campaign which lasted over 72 years , involved tens of thousands of women and men, and resulted in enfranchising one half of the citizens of the United States. For Women won the vote. The 19th Amendment passed. After Years of fighting for equality women were guaranteed the right to vote. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucy Stone were important figures in the women's rights movements.

Susan B. Anthony, 1820-1906. Perhaps the most well known women's rights activist in history, Susan was born on February 15th, 1820, to a Quaker family in the northwestern corner of Massachusetts. Women rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls of many societies worldwide. These rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local …show more content…

Through litigation, advocacy, the ACLU Women's Rights Project pushes for changes and systemic reform in institutions that Perpetuate discrimination against women, focusing its work in the areas of employment, violence against women and education. Women And Men have the rights to vote for which ever president they want, its not based on their color or race. We have the rights to say what ever we want (Freedom of Speech). We have the rights To own our property. If it wasn’t for Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucy Stone, we wouldn’t be able to vote today. Matilda Gage, Abby Foster, and Sojourner Truth was In antislavery, they joined the women rights movement. Angelina Grimke And Sarah Grimke worked for women's rights after a career as antislavery

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