woman's rights

plural noun

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

Examples of woman's rights in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McBurney argued the law violated a pregnant woman's rights under the state constitution. Vanessa Etienne, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2022 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of woman's rights was in 1773

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“Woman's rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woman%27s%20rights. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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