Women's Rights in the 18th and 19th Centuries

By katerz
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  • Gender Segregation Banned in Russia

  • Forced Marriages Banned In Russia

  • Dorothea Erxleben - First Female Doctor

  • Primary and High School For Females in Russia

  • Females May Stand For Election in USA

  • France: Equal Inheritance Rights

  • Olympe de Gouges - "Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen"

  • France: Divorce Legalized for Females

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly's "A Vindication of the Rights of Women"

  • Married Women Granted the Right to Choose a Profession in Australia

  • Brazil - First Elementary School for Girls

  • USA: First Co-ed University : Oberlin College

  • Great Britain: Divorced Motheres May Take Custody of Their Children

  • Maragaret Fuller - "Woman in the Nineteenth Century" Published

  • First Women's Rights Convention Held

  • First National Women's Rights Convention Held

  • Knights of Labor Founded

  • Woman's Journal Published

  • Denmark: Married Women Granted the Right to Control Their Income

  • Great Britain: Married Women's Property Act 1882

  • France: Divorce Legalized for Both Women and Men

  • First Female Police Officer - Marie Owens

  • USA: Profession of Lawyer Open to Women and Men