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  1. 1. A Journey through the Global History of Women’s Rights Movements Jennifer Kitchen SS310-13 March 14, 2011 1776_ Abigail Adams asks her husband, the President, to not forget women in The Declaration of Independence. 1799_ Martha Ballard, midwife, delivers 51 babies in her small Maine town, although there are plenty of male doctors available. 1848_ 3 day convention of Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions. 1850_ Maria Mitchell becomes a member of America Association for the Advancement of Science. 1868_ First woman to vote in a U.S. Presidential election is living a life disguised as a man, Charley Parkhurst. 1869_ National Women Suffrage Association is started by Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Stanton. 1872_ Women line up at the polls for the Presidential election_ Susan B. anthony is arrested by U.S. marshals. 1904_ International Womens Suffrage Alliance, formed by Carrie Chapman Catt, is launched in Berlin Congress. 1908_ At Fouad I University in Cairo a lecture series is started, by Huda Shaarawi and other women, to discuss women related issues. 1910_ Emily Pankhearst leads suffrage march in London. 1913_ 8,000 women march on Washington in demand of voting rights & over 100 women are injured on Pennsylvania Ave. 1920_ Women win the Right to Vote in the U.S._ Womens Bureau established in the federal Department of Labor. 1961_ Presidents Commission on the Status of Women headed by Esther Peterson. 1963_ The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan opens womens minds_ Equal Pay Act. 1966_ National Organization for Women (NOW) is formed byBetty Friedan. 1968_ Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) & the end of gender segregated want ads in the U.S. 1970_ Katie Millett publishes Sexual Politics & is on cover of Time Magazine. 1994_ In Egypt the Female Genital Mutilation (FMG) Task Force is founded by Marie Assaad. 1995_ the Women and Memory Forum is started in Egypt. 2009_ Lilly Ledbetter & The Fair Pay Act.2011_ Women are still fighting for equality and liberty in many countries around the World with the help of the United Nations (UN) Women.
  2. 2. 1776, 1848, 1920, 196811850, 1868, 190421920, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1968, 19703179941848, 1869, 1872, 1904, 1910, 1913, 192051908, 1995620097201181 Harrison, B. and Dye, T., (2008). Power and Society. Ohio: Cengage Learning.2 th Laurence, F., (1998). Maverick Women: 19 century women who kicked over the traces. California: Manifest.3 Farber, D., (1994). The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s. New York: Hill and Wang.4 Rogers, R., (1997). American Experience: A Midwife’s Tale *documentary+. United States: Blueberry Hill.5 Pollak, R., (1995). One Woman, One Vote [documentary]. United States: Educational Film Center.6 Guenena, N. and Wassef, N., (1999). Unfulfilled Promises: women’s rights in Egypt. Cairo, Egypt: Population Council.7 Pickert, K., (2009). 2-minute Bio: Lily Ledbetter (electronic version). Time.Retrieved from,8599,1874954,00.html.8 Erbe, B., (2011). Michelle Blachelet: to the contrary: full episode January 14, 2011 (television program). Retrieved from