While the Women’s Rights Movement didn’t equal total gender equality, it was a major step in the right direction. Even in present times, there’s still room for improvement concerning gender rights but women’s suffrage was a huge milestone in American history for a variety of reasons. Obviously, the direct impact of the movement was it gave women the right to vote. Indirect impacts resulting from this step in American history include paving the way for further social reforms for women. Previously, only men had a voice when it came to social, economic, or political issues. The suffrage movement gave women a voice in society and brought us one step closer to complete gender equality.