Gloria Steinem once said that “Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie.” Women have never had it easy, you may think that because all they did was housework. But plenty of women have wanted real jobs, but couldn't get them. Women's rights are something really important because if we didn't have them the world would be dominated by men. Plenty of women have been recognized for their hard work on trying to help women.
So first off (“ For Us Women”) stated that “observed every August 26 commemorastes the adoption of the nineteenth amendment to the US constitution which gave women the right to vote. This wouldn't have been possible without the women's suffrage movement.” That day was the day that women had some sense of freedom to be treated like an actual citizen of the United States. Many men did not agree with this because they thought women should only have one job and that's care for the house. There were also some women who thought that the only purpose they had was caring for their husband and children. That was a very sad thing to hear because many women had a very smart mind and could mount anything they wanted.
Among the leaders, was women named Alice Paul the oldest out of four kids of a wealthy and progressive Quaker family. While she was in London, she learned militant protest tactics including picketing and hunger strikes. She used this when she came back to America. The day before President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration approximately 8,000 women marched down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S Capitol White House. After they failed to convince President Wilson to amend the Constitution. Alice Paul and 1,000 other women picketed the White House.
Also, Milligan said that The colonies adopt the English system decreeing women cannot own property in their own name or keep their own earnings. All states passed laws that took away women's rights to vote. The first state to grant women the right to vote was Mississippi. Arabella Mansfield was the first woman to practice law, she did this in Iowa. She was the first woman to graduate from law school. In 1900 every state had passed legislation granting married women the right to keep their own wages and to own property in their own name. Jerri Cob was the first US women to undergo astronaut testing however NASA cancelled the women's program in 1963. It was until 1983 that an American woman got sent to space. Congress had a record number of women with 104 female House members and 21 female Senators. Including the first Latina, Nevada, Sen Catherine, Cortez Masto
Aki, Aida said South Asian women lag began men in literacy, workforce and find participation reproductive rights and most other areas.The large amount of female leaders pit the rest of the world to shame. Katherine March , feminist and professor of Anthropology says 'Every single country there has had its highest political postion occupied by women, at least once. India's the world's largest democracy and a globalization hub. the trails many of its South Asian neighboring in women's political representation literacy in labor participation.India had their first Muslim prime minister Bhutto the president of their supreme Court bar council is a woman and so is the speaker of the national Assembly.every female back then had to get married no matter if you have a partner or not you got set up with when you barely knew.
In conclusion , women have never had an easy life, you may think that because all they did was housework but plenty of women had wanted real jobs but couldn't get them. Women from all different parts of the world have worked really hard to make everything fair for themselves. Today we have women changing the world for the newer generation. Next time you think you have it hard think about the women back then , and think about his information.