Monday, September 15th, 2014

 

Emergence of Feminism

How did Feminism evolve? The word Feminism derived from French féminisme, in the late 19th century. The first Women’s Rights Movement began in the United States which was a turning point in women’s history. It was a convention that took place in Seneca Falls, New York in July 19, 1848. About hundred people had gathered at the convention, two thirds were women and the rest were men. The important planners of this conference were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a mother four children and Lucretia Mott, a Quaker abolitionist. The Declaration of Sentiments was signed successfully after aRead More