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  • Equality Of Rights Under The Law
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    If you ask a young girl what she wants to be when she grows up, she may tell you she wants to be a doctor, lawyer, or even a teacher. That is what any child would their future to become, just like their parents. But what that little girl is unaware of, is that if she had lived a little over 150 years ago, her future dreams would be quite different. Women living a life of religious freedom, having a voice in government, and attending schools is normal in our everyday lives as we reach the new mil...
  • Women's Rights Convention In Seneca Falls
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    Through out history, Americans have fought for the rights of freedom in their country, freedoms that have been passed down through dozen's of generations. Freedom's such as religion, speech, press, slavery and the right to vote. Americans, though very aware of their freedoms, often take them for granted and forget the struggles that their ancestors went through to obtain them. One example of this struggle is a woman's right to be treated and looked upon by the government as equals. This was not ...
  • Susan B Anthony And Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    1995 marks the 75th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. A resolution calling for woman suffrage was passed, after much debate, at The Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. The Convention was convened by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott who demanded a wide range of changes. These changes were spelled out in The Declaration of Sentiments a document based upon the Declaration of Independence. "What are we next to do" asked Elizabe...
  • Seneca Falls Convention
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    While being born in the modern times, no woman knows what it was like to have a status less than a man's. It is hard to envision what struggles many women had to go through in order to get the rights to be considered equal. In the essay The Meanings of Seneca Falls, 1848-1998, Gerda Lerner recalls the events surrounding the great women's movement. Among the several women that stand out in the movement, Elizabeth Cady Stanton stands out because of her accomplishments. Upon being denied seating an...
  • Woman's National Rights Convention
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    Worcester is an amazing city with much historical importance and recognition. Many residents often do not realize the significance of this great city. Most individuals familiar with Worcester have heard about the smiley face, the first valentines, and the birth control pill all coming from Worcester, but these items tend to go to the back of one's mind after time. What many do not realize is that the First Woman's National Rights Convention was held right here in Worcester as well. This historic...
  • Women's Rights Movements
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    On July 19, 1848, one of the most important conventions for womens' rights was held in Seneca Falls, New York. This was the first convention of the kind ever held. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were the main hosts. Their purpose was to convince the American citizens, men and women, of the inequality of women's current position in the American society. To prove that it was either unjust, or that the freedoms we fought for in the Revolutionary War were in vain. In the Declaration of ...
  • Interpretation Section 3
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    This essay will examine the extent to which the Human Rights Act 1998 has incorporated the European Convention on Human Rights. The focus of the essay will analysis the nature of section 3 Of The Human Rights Act assessing the new obligation placed on judiciary to incorporate The European convention Articles articles, and also highlighting both the problems facing individuals in seeking redress by depending on section 3 as seen in GET CIATION and also the problems facing the judiciary in the app...
  • Article 12 Of The Geneva Conventions
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    "Try this for size" Caged father urges Howard" Rebecca Di girolamo Sydney Morning Herald June 22 2003 The article raises the controversial issue regarding the indefinite imprisonment of an Australian, David Hicks, at an American military base in Guantanamo Bay Cuba... The article discusses Mr Hicks' capture whilst fighting alongside the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2000, in the war proclaimed by America as a war on terror principally aimed at decapitating the Al -Qaeda network, led by Osama Bin lad...
  • Convention The Uk Government
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    'The UN Convention On The Rights Of The Child' was ratified by the UK on 16 December 1991. In doing this, the Government agreed to make all laws, policy and practice compatible with the convention. The convention gives all children and young people under the age of 18 set rights, including the "right to express and have their views taken into account on all matters that affect them; the right to play, rest and leisure and the right to be free from all forms of violence" (web accessed 10/11/03). ...

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