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Class society and the struggle for women"s rights

Peter Boychuk

Class society and the struggle for women"s rights

by Peter Boychuk

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Published by Marxism and Today"s Problems in [Canada] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women and socialism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMarxism and Today"s Problems
    StatementPeter Boychuk.n.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16996727M

    – These were the words with which Emma Ihrer, one of the founders of the proletarian women’s movement in Germany, in introduced her book on Women Workers in the Class Struggle [Die Arbeiterinnen im Klassenkampf]. Hardly fourteen years have passed since ithen, and today the proletarian women’s movement in Germany has developed mightily. In the mid 19th century, women in the US began demanding improved property rights, employment opportunities, and the vote. Closely allied with the anti-slavery movement, many of its key participants were active in both causes, including Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass.

    Women’s Rights in Antebellum America In the era of revivalism and reform, American understood the family and home as the hearthstones of civic virtue and moral influence. This increasingly confined middle-class white women to the domestic sphere, where they were responsible for educating children and maintaining household virtue. and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field.” Such discrimination encompasses any difference in treatment on the grounds of sex which: • Intentionally or unintentionally disadvantages women; • Prevents society as a whole from recognizing women’s rights inFile Size: KB.

    For the women in “The Help” the struggles are obvious and society would be foolish to say that equal opportunities are characteristic in the realities of our modern day. Works Citied Davis, Angela Y. "Class and Race in the Early Women's Rights Campaign." Women, Race & Class. New York: Vintage, Laurier, Joanne. Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls worldwide, and which formed the basis for the women's rights movement in the 19th century and feminist movement during the 20th century. In some countries, these rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they are ignored and .


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1 About people attended the convention; two-thirds were women. In this lies its strength and its future. Because of the female proletariat, general, equal, direct suffrage for women would immensely advance and intensify the proletarian class struggle.

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