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Womens Rights ???

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by The modifier, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. This is for a term paper thing on women's rights , but what are some human rights or social status OR status in the family that women have today that they did not have in the past ( the only one that comes to my mind is voting rights):help: thanks for the help in advanced
  2. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    I think we should fight against women sufferage. :ninja:
  3. May I ask why? :confused:
  4. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    So we can end their suffering. ;)

  5. I think ill include that in my paper. :) :D
  6. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    It used to be commonplace for women in the workplace to be treated as toys--men would pinch their butts, make sexual jokes, call them "sweetie" or "honey". Also women were blocked from advancing in their careers, stuck at lower management and secretarial roles, and it was common for male employees to assume that if they wanted coffee all they had to do was tell a female employee to go get them some coffee "with two sugars, sweetie" and a pat on the bum. And women were routinely paid less per hour than men, for doing the same level of work. This last bit was true all over the place until quite recently.
  7. UnsungZeros

    UnsungZeros The only winning move is not to play.

    Equal status in the workplace, widespread access to higher education, access to contraceptives/abortion, changes in the division of labor in the household, etc.
  8. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
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    Title 9
    Civil Rights Act, 1964
  9. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Central Valley
    In the past women were denied the rights listed below:

    1. The right to bodily integrity and autonomy
    2. The right to vote
    3. The right to hold public office
    4. The right to own property
    5. The right to be educated
    6. The right to serve in the military or be conscripted
    7. The right to enter into legal contracts
    8. Marital Rights
    9. Parental Rights
    10. Religious rights.
  10. Finally help, thanks guys, great stuff so far.
  11. Gopherbassist


    Jan 19, 2008
    Pfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffft. Women don't have rights.
  12. solomon707


    Dec 12, 2007
    Santa Rosa, CA
    Aside from the aforementioned legal changes, how about the fact that you're writing a paper on women's rights? Women's studies programs and the academic emphasis on the performance of female students are indications of the new place of the woman in today's society.
  13. solomon707


    Dec 12, 2007
    Santa Rosa, CA
    The Green Bastard strikes again!
  14. Bocete

    Bocete My E string is 36 1/4" long

    Sep 30, 2006
  15. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    Here's one that cracked me up when I was going through a divorce:

    My now exwife worked at USAA, she had accounts there.. i was added to her accounts. They were initially HER accounts. When we were separated, I had to sign a paper to be removed from her accounts. All I had to do to have her removed is just call and have her removed from her own accounts. Divorce WIN

    I was being a nice guy and just had myself removed, though.

    It made me think that this gives men more rights than adulterous overweight bitches. It's pretty cool.
  16. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Banned

    Nov 8, 2007
    You might want to also address women's lefts.
  17. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    You don't need to go back far in history. Ask your grandmothers if you still have them.
    About voting, civil rights (such as the right to dispose of your own money or sign checks), contraception, abortion, civil status.
    I think somehow the last generation didn't pass the relay baton to their daughters. there were hard fights for these rights that should not be forgotten.
    No such thing. Don't you know the woman is always right?
  18. excane

    excane Banned

    Aug 23, 2005
    New York, NY
    A man put an ad in the classifieds: "Wife wanted"

    Next day he received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing:

    "You can have mine."
  19. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Google "Chattel"
  20. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    At least you're not bitter. HAHA! Anyhooooo.... I found exactly the opposite. I had several accounts by myself until I got married the first time. When we got divorced, I had to open new accounts! The only way I could drop her from the accounts if if she died! (And don't think I didn't consider it)

    Back to your topic. I guess there needs to be a distiction as to whether or not we (for your paper) are talking about LEGAL rights or just the privileges afforded to women that weren't in days gone by. I would say that there are just as many of each.

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