If you're talking about everyone in the world, great! I agree with you. If you're talking about third world countries, I actually believe you have brain damage. Everyone in America and Canada the U.K. and Australia and lots of other countries have basic human rights. There is a very big difference between HUMAN rights and LEGAL or SOCIAL rights.
Brave women have fought for women's equality since 1848. Our right to vote wasn't even won until 1920, and there is so much more. The history of women's rights is long and rich with brave women and important gains. There is still a very long way to go before women are truly equal in this country. Sadly, the 'fight' is far from over.
Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States. She was co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President. She was one of the important advocates in leading the way for women's rights to be acknowledged and instituted in the American government. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_B._Anthony
Renouncing feminism is a woman's right - I just don't think they realise how lucky they are to live in a world where they are free to voice that when there are countries like Saudi Arabia where women were only permitted to vote last year
On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country. Pin source for The Guardian article on the event.
Victoria Woodhull, was the American leader of the Woman's Suffrage Movement, an activist for women's rights and labor reforms.. Victoria was the FIRST FEMALE to be nominated and run for the U.S. Presidency. The year was 1872.. (nominated by the Equal Rights Party)