Equal Rights Amendment
- The Equal Rights Amendment is defined as an amendment to the United States Constitution first proposed in 1972 to give equal rights to women and men.
An example of the Equal Rights Amendment is a guarantee that sex discrimination is illegal.
Equal Rights Amendment definition by Webster's New World
Equal Rights Amendment - Cultural Definition
A twice-proposed but never ratified amendment to the Constitution that would prohibit denial or abridgement of rights on the basis of sex. First proposed in 1923, the amendment was passed by Congress in 1972 but failed ratification by the requisite number of states. It was a major rallying point of the women's movement.