Women’s Groups

Women’s groups are discussed in historical and biographical accounts of struggles using collective assembly to protest for social, economic, and political justice. Scholarly writing on the women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony are found in library articles, books on feminist activities, oral histories, and news media sources. Barbara Walker’s writings are about female symbols in mythical and spiritual folklore, such as the circle for protection and sacred space as well as the egg and motherhood. Mythical icons evoke the greatness of women as represented in deities, symbols, and rituals. Women gatherings have evolved into pathways to fight for equality. The U.S. Women’s Rights Movement emerged out of sociopolitical and economic concerns about the few opportunities that are available to women compared with men in society. ...

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