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The Women's Rights Movement

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Matthew Dunne

on 10 November 2016

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Transcript of The Women's Rights Movement

Icebreaker Activity
1. How do you define feminism?
2. Do you identify as a feminist?
The Women's Suffrage Movement
The Challenges
for "Second-Wave" Feminists
The Women's Rights Movement
A Pervasive Climate of Casual Misogyny
Breaking Barriers
Limited Portrayals of Women
in America Media
The Equal Rights Amendment
The New York Times
, commons.wikimedia.org, Suffragettes in
New York City, 1919
Betty Friedan and a group of protestors marching outside Congress, 1971
The Education Gap
The Pay Gap since 1963
Van Heusen Ties, 1951
Pitney-Bowes Pastage Meter, 1953
Chase & Sanborn, 1952
Alcoa Aluminum, 1953
Father Knows Best
, 1954-1960
Leave it to Beaver
, 1957-1963
Katherine Switzer runs the Boston Marathon, 1967
Major Accomplishments: Title IX and Roe v. Wade
The Legacy of Second Wave Feminism
Gender Equity Gaps in Sports from the 2011-2012 school year, National Women's Law Center
The Road Ahead
Class Discussion
2. Is there currently a "glass ceiling" in America that serves as a barrier to women's advancement in education and the work force?
1. In your opinion, what has been the most significant legacy of "second-wave feminism" on American society?
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