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Rights that promote a position of legal and social equality of women with men.
the women's movement, the feminist movement, women's liberation, female emancipationView synonyms
- ‘The conduct of Dr Brash in relation to women's rights really is outrageous.’
- ‘She will also help to promote women's rights and gender equality issues.’
- ‘Are both conceptions, one or the other, or neither one, appropriate for a human rights treaty on women's rights?’
- ‘This is a severe perversion of what is intended by promoting women's rights.’
- ‘Some pre-First World War activists for women's rights may have turned to the right later.’
- ‘The fight for universality of human rights and women's rights is another important cause.’
- ‘She was also an active trade unionist and campaigner for women's rights.’
- ‘We are talking about legislating away women's rights to have some privacy when it comes to their files.’
- ‘It is an excuse for the government to do nothing about women's rights or about racism.’
- ‘Then in 1997 orthodoxy returned and women's rights to autonomy were reasserted.’
- ‘They stand for liquidating everything the left has fought for: women's rights, democracy?’
- ‘But it is not true that either feminism or women's rights movements were only or largely of Western origin.’
- ‘I support civil rights, women's rights, etc, but not under the umbrella of the NGOs.’
- ‘Republicans led the fight for women's rights, and most suffragists were Republicans.’
- ‘It was the most representative and largest mobilisation for women's rights in the history of the US.’
- ‘It is time to defend the principle of universality of human rights and women's rights.’
- ‘Deepa is as tough as nails and deeply concerned about women's rights in India.’
- ‘They will use any excuse, including a supposed concern for women's rights, to win support for their war.’
- ‘I wasn't born a lawyer or an advocate for women's rights and human rights.’
- ‘It was the people who went to the streets to fight for the women's rights, black people's rights, or against Vietnam.’
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