Topic 3 History of Gender Equality

Women are not as prominent in history as men.  The characteristics used for men’s accomplishments were not the same as those for women. Women do have a history but most of the data and sources referring to them is not as considered and may in cases be considered “not worthy” (Feminist Economics: Introducing the Historical Gender Equality  Index, 2019).

  • First women’s rights convention: Seneca Falls, New York, USA, 1848,where Americans Elizabeth Candy Stanton and Lucretia Mott gathered a fewhundred people and demanded civil, social, political and religious rights for  women.