Why does Elizabeth Jones not like the term Women's rights?

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J. Elizabeth Jones was a 19th-century abolitionist and women's rights activist. Despite her views, she opposed the term "Woman's Rights." As she stated in her 1850 speech (Jones' speech begins on page 52 of the linked PDF) "The Wrongs of Woman:"

I like not the expression [woman's rights]. It is not Woman's Rights of which I design to speak, but of Woman's Wrongs. I shall claim nothing for ourselves because of our sex-I shall demand the...

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