Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott organized it because they were denied access in attending the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London. Therefore they gathered to organize the first womens rights convention in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the first woman's rights convention in order to get a group of women talking about how change could be enacted, and to make a plan for how they could advance women's rights in America by working together.
It was the first womens rights movement in the United States that set the stage for a furthering of women's social, political, and civil rights, and it shattered the Victorian model of what women and family should be.
The first women's rights convention was held 19th and 20th of July, 1848. The Seneca Falls Convention, was held in Seneca Falls, New York. Seneca Falls The first Women's Rights Convention was held in Seneca Falls,New York.