The 70s were the heart of what activists at the time dubbed second wave feminism which began in the 1960s and carried over into the following decade. They were both active in the civil rights movement.
Quotes tagged as women s rights showing 1 30 of 475 i hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures.
Women s rights quotes 1960s. On august 18th 1920 women in america won the right to vote when the 19th amendment was passed. She is a former faculty member of the humanist institute. The work of the high profile body meant women s rights began to be seen as a serious issue for political debate and.
The national welfare rights organization was founded with 22 000 members by the next year. Don t shut yourself up in a bandbox because you are a woman but understand what is going on and educate yourself to take your part in the world s work for it all affects you and yours. Over the course of 10 years american culture went from conformity and poodle skirts to antiestablishmentarianism and hippies.
The enormous changes in women over the past 40 years are constantly and falsely attributed to the organized women s movement of the late 1960s and 70s. The national abortion rights action league naral was founded. Women s rights movement also called women s liberation movement diverse social movement largely based in the united states that in the 1960s and 70s sought equal rights and opportunities and greater personal freedom for women it coincided with and is recognized as part of the second wave of feminism while the first wave feminism of the 19th and early 20th centuries focused on.
Jone johnson lewis is a women s history writer who has been involved with the women s movement since the late 1960s. Although this was a tremendous victory it did not mean women were suddenly treated in a manner equal. The women s equity action league broke off from now to avoid the controversial issues of sexuality reproductive choice and the equal rights amendment.
Parents movement active students. Famous women s rights activists in the 1960s brought to you by. Read quotes from a list including the founder of psychoanalysis sigmund freud to talk radio host rush limbaugh.
The 1960s were a curious decade. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives jane austen persuasion. And it was one hell of a decade.
View the list. Women s rights quotes. Louisa may alcott little women on the shelf 1869 it is commonly considered a step forward in civilization that whereas ancient and barbarous nations exposed children to special hardships in order to.