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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 17th






On this day in 1971, Washington State bans sex discrimination.

What is the "The Woman Question"? This was a catch phrase in the 19th century for the discussion of Rights for Women. But, it was first used in France,Querelle des femmes. In 1450 with the beginning of the Reformation, when the question of marriage was being questioned-This was the beginning... Suffrage, women in the work place, rights after marriage, the right own property, the right to keep her children in a divorce or separation, equal pay. Some of these issues are still part of the "The Woman Question".