feminist movement

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
ISLAMABAD -- The literati of the twin cities acknowledged the contribution of Dr Syeda Anis Fatima or popularly known as Fatima Hassan for literature and to feminist movement.
To give some historical context, the march was first when a group of women decided to expand the feminist movement beyond what they said was the upper-class of society - this was a quote by one of the organisers to the media.
The protest, which took place onInternational Women's Day, was about including "all women" in the feminist movement, with many shouting "drunk, alone, I want to get home".
Another emerging feminist movement in South Korea is the so-called "escape the corset" campaign where women give up makeup and cut their hair short to rebel against long-held ideals of beauty.
In all these thumbnail biographies, highlighted sidebars offer crucial bytes of information such as the following: "Making Waves : The feminist movement is often categorized as having three waves.
I don't see how the feminist movement could have a complaint about us or, if they do, I'd like to know what it is.
I am in mourning for a vibrant and radical feminist movement. But this is not it.
This study chronicles the international feminist movement called Wages for Housework and the work of the International Feminist Collective in Canada.
Continue reading "Feminism Fridays: Phyllis Chesler on the Radical Feminist Movement" at...
'I have my own opinion about what's going on in the feminist movement,' she said.
Such views within the mainstream feminist movement are dangerous and tend to overlook the diversity of women's experiences within Islamic societies that are as varied and multi-layered as those of women in the West.
Precisely because neoliberal feminism has facilitated the widespread visibility and embrace of the word feminism it has concurrently paved the way for a militant feminist movement. This movement encourages mass mobilisation in order to challenge not only Trump's sexist policies but also an increasingly dominant neoliberal agenda that puts profits over people.

Full browser ?