Looking at women activists of the Progressive Era can provide insights into both the ... into the twentieth century, society had to confront the effects of industrialization, the ... of industrialization and to make government more responsive to the people .... Margaret Sanger was an early champion of a woman's right to limit the ...


A look back at history shows that women have made great strides in the fight for equality, ... discrimination, and institutional barriers to equal participation in society. ... Survivors of gender-based violence face discrimination when police, schools, ... only 64 cents and Latinas only 54 cents for each dollar earned by white men.


The National Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was founded in Cleveland ... It grew out of the "Woman's Crusade" of the winter of 1873-1874. ... The use of alcohol and other drugs was a symptom of the larger problems in society.


The League of Women Voters was founded by Carrie Chapman Catt in 1920 during the convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. ... bylaws were amended to allow men to become full voting members of the League.


Mar 17, 2016 ... ... just a mark of beauty in Japanese society, and served other purposes as well. A woman with teeth stained black by the practice of Ohaguro. ... Ohaguro continued to be practiced during subsequent periods of Japanese history. ... Apart from scaring the men out of their wits, this yokai seems to be pretty ...


If women's paid employment rates were raised to the same level as men's, the ... early stage entrepreneurial activity is half or less than half of that of men's.


Oct 15, 2014 ... Presbyterian Historical Society logo ... John Knox and the Monstrous Regiment of Women ... and practicing necromancy—an accusation which alluded to the reformer's power over the people of Scotland and England.[2].


Oct 25, 2018 ... Half the ministers in the government are women in Africa's second-most ... “In a patriarchal society such as ours, the appointment of a female head of ... for the arrest of thousands of people in Addis Ababa, some of whom then ...


Articles Featuring Women In The Civil War From History Net Magazines ... It Was Their Cause, Too: Hundreds of women fought, disguised as men. ... upon them as outcasts in a society where men and women had completely different roles.