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- The Feminine Mystique, which explores the idea of women finding fulfillment beyond traditional roles.
- Friedan co-founded the National Organization for Women in 1966.
- She published The Second Stage in 1982and The Fountain of Age in 1993.
- She also fought for abortion rights by establishing the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (now known as NARAL Pro-Choice America) in 1969.
Create the National Women's Political Caucus in 1971.
Events/Areas/Schools Involve In
This is where Betty Friedan along with plenty of women representing women's equality.
Smith College in Northhampton, Massachusetts. Where she wrote one of her book.
She attended Peoria High School
"The mother of the modern women's liberation movement."
The book helped change the lives of women in America. More women began working outside the home. More women also began studying traditionally male subjects like law, medicine and engineering.In nineteen sixty-six, Betty Friedan helped establish NOW, the National Organization for Women. She served as its first president. She led campaigns to end unfair treatment of women seeking jobs. Friedan also worked on other issues. She wanted women to have the choice to end their pregnancies. She wanted to create child-care centers for working parents. She wanted women to take part in social and political change.
- In nineteen sixty-six, Betty Friedan helped establish NOW, the National Organization for Women. She served as its first president. She led campaigns to end unfair treatment of women seeking jobs.
- Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 1960s and early 70s