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Students analyze archival cartoons, posters, magazine humor, newspaper articles and poems that reflect the deeply entrenched attitudes and beliefs the early crusaders for women’s rights had. Gender equality for a fairer society social change often begins with legal change we help advancing women’s and girls’ rights, because when women and girls, men and boys are treated. A timeline of women's rights from 1769 to the 2017 women's march on washington by susan milligan senior writer jan 20, 2017, at 1:54 pm stepping through history.