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Mary Wollstonecraft’s “I have a dream” speech from 1792 Mary Wollstonecraft 2013-05-13
Mary Wollstonecraft likens the situation of soldiers under a tyrant king to women under a tyrant husband (1792) Mary Wollstonecraft 2013-04-15
J.S. Mill on the wife as the “actual bondservant of her husband” in the 19th century (1869) John Stuart Mill 2012-10-08
Harriet Taylor wants to see “freedom and admissibility” in all areas of human activity replace the system of “privilege and exclusion” (1847) Harriet Taylor 2009-10-12
John Stuart Mill uses an analogy with the removal of protective duties and bounties in trade to urge a similar “Free Trade” between the sexes (1869) John Stuart Mill 2009-04-27
J.S. Mill in The Subjection of Women argued that every form of oppression seems perfectly natural to those who live under it (1869) John Stuart Mill 2006-10-31
J.S. Mill spoke in Parliament in favour of granting women the right to vote, to have “a voice in determining who shall be their rulers” (1866) John Stuart Mill 2006-03-20
Mary Wollstonecraft believes that women are no more naturally subservient than men and nobody, male or female, values freedom unless they have had to struggle to attain it (1792) Mary Wollstonecraft 2005-10-10
J.S. Mill denounced the legal subjection of women as “wrong in itself” and as “one of the chief hindrances to human improvement” (1869) John Stuart Mill 2005-05-09

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