feminist movement


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Noun1.feminist movement - the movement aimed at equal rights for womenfeminist movement - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
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However, feminist movement is severely fragmented on more nuances and social questions, on particular issues such as hijab (Islamic dressing or burqa), using women as allurement in advertising to buy goods and services, prostitution, using women for sexual enticements in films and earning money from exposure of bodies of women, etc.
From backroom battles to public and private protest, the stories are inspiring--and reflect a sisterhood and solidarity that ensures that the many hard-won gains of the feminist movement will be maintained and expanded for the next generation of women.
Through her research, Crossley identifies how feminism on college campuses, online, and in our daily lives combine to prove that the feminist movement is too complex and nuanced to be construed in waves.
In an interview with The Nation, Sarsour insinuated that the feminist movement ought to exclude Zionists.
9, is the 133rd birth anniversary of humanitarian and feminist movement pioneer Concepcion Felix Rodriguez.
21 (Petra) -- The University of Jordan is hosting an international conference on the feminist movement next Sunday to highlight this issue and overcome challenges preventing women from playing their role in the society.
We, the entire spectrum of the feminist movement, are building an unstoppable current for which we need ripples of hope from every age, ability, walk of life, from every female experience.
Thus Top Girls is not a mere assessment of patriarchy but also a brilliant critique of the first decades of the feminist movement for its failure to improve the lives of women in general.
The summoning of Hassan, however, is seen as a blow to the feminist movement in Egypt.
In Deans of Women and the Feminist Movement, Kelly C.
Rather than simply reacting to the predominantly white feminist movement, Kennedy brought the lessons of Black Power to white feminism and built bridges in the struggles against racism and sexism.
Despite a history of ambivalence and tensions within the Indian feminist movement on the efficacy of law reform and its usefulness as a strategy, the demand for new laws in 2012-3 were posited by many, particularly in the media, as the primary solution to reduce an apparent "epidemic" of sexual violence (Sharma and Bazilli, 2014, p.

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