How did the Constitutional Convention deal with women’s rights?

Did the Constitution include women’s rights? This has led to the charge, heard frequently during the prolonged debate over the proposed Equal Rights Amendment, that “women were left out of the Constitution.” The fact is, however, that women were not left out; they have always been included in all of the constitutional protections provided to …

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Why was there a need for women’s rights?

Why do we need gender equality? Gender equality is when people of all genders have equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities. … Gender equality prevents violence against women and girls. It’s essential for economic prosperity. Societies that value women and men as equal are safer and healthier. Why do we need to fight for our rights? …

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