woman's rights

plural noun

Definition of woman's rights

2 : organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests : feminism

Examples of woman's rights in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web New Zealand was the first country in the world to give voting rights to women and has been an pioneer on issues around woman's rights. NBC News, 26 Mar. 2021 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020 For Meghan, who had already amassed a reputation for using her celebrity platform to be an outspoken advocate for everything from woman's rights to the environment, British media didn't take well to the vocal addition to the Firm. Ineye Komonibo, refinery29.com, 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of woman's rights

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Woman's rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woman%27s%20rights. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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