One of the problems that the progressive movement looked upon was women's rights. They passed new laws like suffrage for women. It wasn't easy for these laws to be passed. This would give women the right to vote and many other things. The National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) adopted the so-called Winning Plan: grass-roots organization with tight central coordination. The Cultural assumtions about the "woman's sphere" weakened as women became active in many fronts. They were sucessful in the women's rights during the Progressive Era.