4 Waves of Feminisms By CloverKatto Period: Jul 19, 1848 to Aug 18, 1920 First Wave The Women’s Rights Convention. Also recognized as the beginning of the First Wave of feminism. May 9, 1960 Second Wave The first commercially produced birth control pill in the world was approved by the FDA. 1990 Third Wave The "My Body, My Choice" movement began. 2010 Fourth Wave Fourth-wave feminism gave birth to the #MeToo movement and other campaigns calling for the end of sexual harassment and violence against women.