What issues about women's rights and equality concerned women in the 1960s and 1970s?
Women had several issues. Some wanted a constitutional amendment requiring equal rights for women. Others wanted Job and Education equality. Others wanted a Supreme Court ruling on abortion.
The Abolitionist Movement was about equality for all people despite the color of their skin. Women's Suffrage was about women having equal rights & being granted the right to vote. Equality for all was the basic theme for both movements. While African-Americans & sympathic white people fought for racial equality, women & sympathic parties felt it the perfect time to add on gender equality.
Kennedy supported women's rights. During is administration the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) was created by executive order 10980 signed on December 14, 1961 to advise the president on issues concerning the status of women. The Commission influenced the creation of the National Organization for Women. During the Kennedy administration focus shifted from protections for women to equality of women and Congress considered 412 bills related to the status of women.
How do old goals of womens movement of 19th century compare with goals of new womens movement in 20th century?
She wrote letters to her husband, John Adams and helped him with decisions he might have had to make and brought up different issues like womens rights and slavery. Basically she helped John Adams debate and have an input on some issues that concerned her and many others during the revolutionary war. She also made the, 'remember the ladies' symbol as a symbol to women equality. As in doing so, also convinced John Adams (her…
Yes, the United States still needs feminism - if anything it needs feminism more than ever. Feminism is a movement that is concerned with womens equality, currently there are many people seeking to strip women of their basic human rights within American society: for example denying women reproductive rights such as birth control access or abortion access, also within America there is a serious problem with harassment and rape of women. Feminism is also intersectional…