On 26th August 1920 women’s equality day commemorates when votes to women officially became part of the US constitution. women’s equality day marks a turning point in the history of the struggle for equal treatment of women and women’s rights. The day stood for the result of 72 years of campaigning by a huge civil rights movement for women in 1920. Prior to movements like these, such as a Rousseau and Kant believed that woman’s inferior status in society was completely logical and reasonable, women were beautiful and not fit for serious employment.
Women’s Equality Day
Facts Of Women’s Equality Day
- The Women’s movement in the united states began in 1848 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott discussed the social, religious conditions and rights of women at the Seneca falls convention held in New York
- The first-ever women’s convention in America Seneca falls convention attended by women leaders and abolitionists like Frederick Douglass.
- Through the declaration of sentiments, modeled after the U.S. Declaration, women leaders created a document, Which included twelve resolutions about the rights.
Celebrate Women’s Equality Day
celebrating women’s equality day on the 50th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, women of the national organization of women held huge rallies and marches in U.S. cities and hung banners on the statue of liberty to ensure that women who made voting possible were honored. In addition to the amendment the Women’s equality day who labored for long hours during world war I, That’s time men were in the battlefields. Women worked in weapons, supplies and more to compensate for the loss of men in the labor force.