Women's Rights

Jamie Witmer

The Fight for Women's rights

Over many years women have fought for the right to participate in wars and fro the pure equality that only men can say they have. Through out years there have been many women heroes that have fought for equality.


Throughout this article we are going to discuss the importance of Betty Friedan and what she did for Women's rights.

Betty Friedan

Biography

Betty Friedan was born on February 4, 1921, in Peoria, Illinois. She wrote many books on women's rights. These included: The Feminine Mystique, which explores the idea of women finding fulfillment beyond traditional roles. Friedan co-founded the National Organization for Women in 1966, and served as its first president. She died on February 4, 2006, in Washington, D.C.