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.
During the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was created. The most comprehensive agenda to date, on gender equality and women’s empowerment!
Read the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women of New York, 18 December 1979, that was created after 30 years of work by the UN Commission, bringing the female part into the focus of the human rights concern.