A Convention on Rights of Woman


There has been any quantity of declamation about the rights of MAN, while very little has been heard respecting the rights of WOMAN;   yet they are identical, and equally inalienable.   In every country, to this day, whether Christian or Pagan, woman has not been recognized or treated as the equal of her brother man, but has been subjected to his tyrannical will, more or less absolutely.   The time has come for systematic  and vigorous efforts to remove this usurpation.  It gives us much gratification, therefore, to publish the following Call for a Convention to be held in Worcester, in October next, (without distinction of sex,) for the purpose of considering this immensely important question. …………….

(Liberator,  Sept 6, 1850, pg 2)