Womens Rights

Women's rights are the rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls of many societies worldwide. ...more

The Smash-Up
Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg?
Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front
Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World
The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Women to Run the Boston Marathon
Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote
Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes
Two Friends
Fight of the Century: Alice Paul Battles Woodrow Wilson for the Vote
Stories from Suffragette City
Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face
Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women's Right to Vote
Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
The Pink Hat
The Invention of Wings
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Clara and Mr. Tiffany
We Should All Be Feminists
The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble
My Notorious Life
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Hidden Figures
Girl Meets Boy by Ali SmithA Storm of Swords 2 by George R.R. MartinThe Cows by Dawn O'PorterThe Crook and Flail by Libbie Hawker
Fictional Political Heroines
4 books — 1 voter
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodVox by Christina DalcherThe Stepford Wives by Ira LevinThe V Girl by Mya RobartsOnly Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill
Patriarchal Dystopias
95 books — 73 voters

Never a Gentleman by Eileen DreyerOutlander by Diana GabaldonThe Rake by Mary Jo PutneyNine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLeanThe Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn
Women's Rights in Romance Novels
57 books — 70 voters
The Feminine Mystique by Betty FriedanSet the Night on Fire by Mike  DavisSexual Politics by Kate MillettThe Second Sex by Simone de BeauvoirThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
Second Wave Feminism
139 books — 42 voters

Transforming Japan by Kumiko Fujimura-FanselowAn Old Tree in Kyoto by Hidemi WoodsIn the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun by Raicho HiratsukaWomen and Politics in Contemporary Japan by Emma DaltonBroken Silence by Sandra Buckley
Feminism in Japan
16 books — 3 voters


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Mary Wollstonecraft
My own sex, I hope, will excuse me, if I treat them like rational creatures, instead of flattering their fascinating graces, and viewing them as if they were in a state of perpetual childhood, unable to stand alone.
Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Nicholas D. Kristof
When anesthesia was developed, it was for many decades routinely withheld from women giving birth, since women were "supposed" to suffer. One of the few societies to take a contrary view was the Huichol tribe in Mexico. The Huichol believed that the pain of childbirth should be shared, so the mother would hold on to a string tied to her husband's testicles. With each painful contraction, she would give the string a yank so that the man could share the burden. Surely if such a mechanism were more ...more
Nicholas D. Kristof, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

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