Feminism: Equality Of Women's Rights And Movements

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Feminism Feminism is basically the theory of social, political and economic equality of all the sexes or more precisely the organized activity in support of women’s rights and interests (Merriam-Webster). This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women in education and employment. Feminists typically advocate or support the rights and equality of women. Feminist movements have campaigned for human rights since a long time, including the right to vote, to hold public office, to work, to earn fair wages as in equal to men, to own property, to enter a property and other contracts independently. They have also campaigned for different serious or may be personal issues like equal rights within a marriage and to have maternity leave.…show more content…
The Liberal feminism seeks individualistic equality of the men and women through political reform without altering the structure of society. Radical feminism mostly talks about the male-controlled capitalist hierarchy as the defining feature of women’s oppression. Also movements or theories like Separatist feminism, EcoFeminism, constantly talks about the feminism and portrays a picture of the woman to be the most oppressed person of the society. Feminism, we can say that emerged out as a retaliation because before the 20th century the whole world was man-centered and the Man was the center of attention in every field and women were just ignored or oppressed or thought of as a submissive personality. So, when the world couldn’t bear this oppression anymore, the retaliation to that behavior came out as feminism. Women of all classes united and began to fight for their common…show more content…
Some feminist groups over-react too much on the equality of gender and when they are asked to work on the industrial level with men, they came up with the argument that women should be relieved from the great labor work because they are feeble. This hypocrisy should be ended in the society and everyone should be given basic respect and rights. This approach might seem a bit Utopian but this is the ultimate solution to this two-sided

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