Women have always taken the backseat in society under men. The beginnings of the fight for their rights began as they rethought the sterotypes that were placed on them. Women have struggled for centuries to obain rights equal to those of
men. They have formed various movements that saught to improve the lives of themselves and others. During the early part of the century, woman fought for suffrage, or the right to vote. Although women in many parts of the world have gained significant legal rights, many people believe that women still do not have complete
political, economic, and social equality with men. (Schultheiss, pg 1)
While dealing with women's movements, the best known movements are those that have engaged in political efforts to change the roles and status of women in society. The first women's movement arose largely because of modern urban and industrial society, which caused...