26
Aug
10

A Vote For Women, A Vote For CEDAW

During the winter of 1916–1917, suffragists took their long-fought battle for women’s right to vote to the nation’s capital. Picketing outside of the White House, they urged President Woodrow Wilson to take a stand and support their cause. During a time when the United States was fighting to uphold the ideals of democracy abroad during World War I, these women dared to ask of their democratic rights at home: “Mr. President, how long must women wait for liberty?

Source: ACLU (http://goo.gl/eb48)

 

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