1 edition of Compilation of the legislation in favor of women in the Americas. found in the catalog.
Compilation of the legislation in favor of women in the Americas.
Written in English
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Hispanic Law Division.|
|LC Classifications||KG136.W64 C66 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||21 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||21|
|LC Control Number||2008501174|
Women now make up percent of Georgia’s Legislature, up from 25 percent in and 20 percent 10 years ago. Child’s other work included once-popular volumes of advice for women, such as The Frugal Housewife (), and books on behalf of the American Indian. Among her later books were three volumes of Flowers for Children (–47), Fact and Fiction (), The Freedmen’s Book (), and An Appeal for the Indians ().
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5 Pieces of Pro-Women Legislation. Courtney Belme March 1, With all the hubbub of the transition, it can be easy to miss some of the cool things going on in state and local governments. All over the country, these legislatures are continuing business as usual and passing bills that have the potential to impact women in the workforce. Whole Woman’s Health, which operates four clinics in the state, has brought the suit, arguing that Texas’ stated goal of protecting women is a cover for closing clinics and that the law has no.
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Early American colonists were largely male, and some men resorted to force to procure wives. – All states pass laws which take away women's right to vote. – Mary Kies becomes the first woman to receive a patent, for a method of weaving straw with silk.
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