It was less than a hundred years ago that women world-wide were just beginning to persuade men, (and perhaps even themselves), that they were more than merely a domestic commodity, a piece of property, and a birthing machine. But rather that they should have rights over their own bodies, that they should be able to vote, hold office, and own property.
Seriously . . . No woman anywhere in the world had any rights.
In fact, did you know that it was only in 1917 that women in Canada (where I am from) were first even considered “a person”? Continue reading at her blog.