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Jump to navigation Skip navigation. Patricia M. Arnold, a pioneer woman aviator and longtime supporter of the ACLU of Virginia , was a trailblazer for women's rights. Arnold made history when she became the first woman in the world to own a helicopter. Arnold Memorial Fund. The purpose of the fund, according to her will, is "to combat through all legal means, the pervasive and powerful sexual bias and sexual discrimination against women found to exist in the State of Virginia. Arnold's wishes to further gender equality through the recent establishment of the Patricia M.
Alexis Zeigler. We were marching, back when Reagan came to power. At the time it seemed like Roe V Wade was making a final stand. The sense of impending crises brought people out en-mass. Downtown Washington DC was gridlocked with human bodies. You could hardly walk.
These rights include the right to live free from violence, slavery, and discrimination; to be educated; to own property; to vote; and to earn a fair and equal wage. Yet almost everywhere around the world, women and girls are still denied them, often simply because of their gender. Winning rights for women is about more than giving opportunities to any individual woman or girl; it is also about changing how countries and communities work. These groups are working to ensure women can own property, vote, run for office, get paid fair wages, and live free from violence — including domestic violence, sexual assault, and harmful practices such as female genital mutilation. We want every woman and girl to realize the rights that are enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And we stand for the right of every woman to live equally and free from discrimination, no matter her sexuality or identity.
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Conversations about Women, Leadership and Power" and the founder of Feminist. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. CNN has been a turbulent and trying year for women. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos The year feminism fought back