feminism

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fem·i·nism

 (fĕm′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Belief in or advocacy of women's social, political, and economic rights, especially with regard to equality of the sexes.
2. The movement organized around this belief.

feminism

(ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a doctrine or movement that advocates equal rights for women

fem•i•nism

(ˈfɛm əˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. a doctrine advocating social, political, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.
2. a movement for the attainment of such rights.
3. feminine character.
[1890–95; < French féminisme]
fem′i•nist, n., adj.
fem`i•nis′tic, adj.

feminism

an attitude favoring the movement to eliminate political, social, and professional discrimination against women. — feminist, n., adj.feministic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for womenfeminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
2.feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for womenfeminism - 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"

feminism

noun female emancipation, women's rights, the women's movement, women's liberation, women's lib (informal) She is a champion of feminism.
Quotations
"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less" [Susan B. Anthony Motto of the Revolution]
Translations
مَبْدأ المُساواه بين الرَّجُل والمَرأه
feminismus
feminisme
feminismo
feminismi
feminizam
feminizmus
feminismifemínismi; kvenfrelsisstefna
フェミニズム
feminism
feminizmkadın hakları savunuculuğu

feminism

[ˈfemɪnɪzəm] Nfeminismo m

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪnɪzəm] nféminisme m

feminism

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzm] nfemminismo

feminine

(ˈfeminin) adjective
1. of a woman. a feminine voice.
2. with all the essential qualities of a woman. She was a very feminine person.
3. in certain languages, of one of usually two or three genders of nouns etc.
ˌfemiˈninity noun
the quality of being feminine. She never used her femininity to win the argument.
ˈfeminism noun
the thought and actions of people who want to make women's (legal, political, social etc) rights equal to those of men.
ˈfeminist noun
a supporter of feminism.
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Fateh Mohammad Burfat said that true liberation of women came from their socio-economic and gender emancipation initiatives, adding that only an annual celebration was not enough to mark women's importance in society.
Dr Burfat said that true liberation of women could come from their socio-economic and gender emancipation initiatives.
Addressing the participants and later talking to media persons, the Vice Chancellor said that true liberation of women came from their socio-economic and gender emancipation initiatives adding that only an annual celebration was not enough to mark women's importance in society.
Liberation of women requires liberation from Hindutva ideology that is exclusive and discriminatory of women and Dalits.
Our reform of the apartheid legislative architecture over the last 23 years of our democracy has not only been underpinned by eradicating racial equality but also the liberation of women, who have historically suffered the triple oppression of class exploitation, sexism and racism.
While one cannot deny that Christianity has done much for the dignity and liberation of women, there is still a long way to go.
She had affairs--many of them--and advocated for free love, the sexual liberation of women and for socialist causes.
While the liberation of women had been held up as a progressive idea, the idea that women should return to the home simultaneously gained traction.
Alhambra Theatre, Bradford: The swinging Sixties musical that chronicles the dawning liberation of women just as Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, Cilla Black and Lulu were strutting their stuff on the stage and on television.
In such cases, as Pholsena aptly describes, more politically-inspired motivations, whether faith in communism or hope for the liberation of women, matured progressively over the course of their struggles (pp.
So the two young physicians (especially Kahn, since her family was reputed to have descended from Confucius) were cited as symbols of the emerging "new woman" of China--not only literate but well-educated, and a force for higher standards of health, for social reform, and for the liberation of women from male tyranny.
I will kiss the Pope's hand the day he stands for the liberation of women," a Tony awardwinning playwright said.