Women's Rights

By Dani Martinez

Why are Women's rights are important?

Women's rights are important because women deserve the same rights as men do.
In 1920 women gained the right to vote, this was a huge accomplishment of its time. But the struggle is not over yet. Today gender bias is still a large issue, women are paid unequally, not hired for jobs or are victims of violence simply because they are women.
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Unequal pay

Today women and men still do not have equal pay , in the state of Florida women earn 77 cents to every dollar a man makes. in 2013 women on average made over 10,000 dollars less than a man made.
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Paid maternity leave

The United States of America is one of the few developed countries in the world with out paid maternity leave. Women should be granted a couple of weeks to bond with there child and not have to return strait to work.
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