Women's Rights

Protests opposing violence against women following the attack this week.

The women’s rights movement is diverse social movement that pushes to secure equal legal and social standing as men and eradicate discrimination based on gender.

Women’s rights movements have fought to address issues including domestic and sexual violence, lack of access to education, reproductive rights, the gender-pay gap, equal representation of women in the political sphere and the workforce, the right to own property and to vote.