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Women rights movement is a group formed to fight for gender equality (Goss, 2013).
Some of these rights include; rights to vote, right to equal opportunities and reproductive health
rights. Women since ancient days have been viewed as weaker human beings. This resulted to
them being denied equal opportunities in comparison with men in the society. They have been
discriminated in many social forums like political campaigns. Women have been given roles and
therefore assuming roles traditionally held by men becomes very difficult (Millns and Whitty,
Women liberation in the United States can be dated back in the 1820s when the first
group was formed (Friedan, 2013). The main aim of this group was to fight for equal chances for
women in the society that was male dominated. The movement has achieved a lot in relation to
positioning women in the society. This milestone has resulted to Women vying for the
presidency in the United States and moreover, women owning property of their own and are not
discriminated in the workplaces. This has earned them respect among men and has reduced their
By carrying out this research, I would like to know the current status of women in the
United States. The fight of women is multifaceted to include cultures, religion and ethnicity and
the research will be more interesting. This has resulted to deterrents in the fight of women
liberation. This research will help in determining other factors that have resulted in failures or
achievements in this movement. Finally, the research will help in identifying various women
movement and their goals and objectives.
In conclusion, women movement has done so much in relation to women empowerment.
They have led to women liberation and currently, women are held as equal to men. Since their
formation, they have tremendous achievements that have resulted in women fighting for the
same position with men.
Friedan, B. (2013). The feminine mystique.
Goss, K. A. (2013). The paradox of gender equality: How American women's groups gained
and lost their public voice. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press
Millns, S., & Whitty, N. (2013). Feminist perspectives on public law. London: Cavendish.