women's lib


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Noun1.women's lib - the movement aimed at equal rights for womenwomen's lib - 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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I am a woman myself, albeit an elderly one, and I will go one further and say women's lib has gone too far.
In West, Women's Lib movement saw fiery battles in an internationalized warfor women'srights and freedom of speech and action: Angry females stormed the crowded open streets and squares, pulling off their clothes, burning their bras, panties and under wears in public where male crowds only grew manifold enthusiastically
One of Essence magazine's "Woke 100 Women," Sarsour was named a leader of the Women's March that followed President Donald Trump's inauguration, despite declaring that "nothing is creepier than Zionism"though her wish to "take away" the "vagina" of clitoridectomy victim and human-rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, praise for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, upholding Saudi Arabia as a bastion of women's lib, embrace of the terrorist murderer Rasmea Odeh, and claim that "Shariah law is reasonable" because "suddenly all your loans & credits cards become interest-free," are allat least in my humble estimationdefinitely creepier.
She's more experienced and there's more of a women's lib movement.
British Rail didn't abolish them until 1977, at the height of women's lib, and few feminists kicked-off then.
Strident and avowedly feminist, women's lib groups often appear to be motivated by an active dislike or, even contempt, for men.
The Dalton girl struck a blow for women's lib in 1980 when she became a Cub Scout in skirts at Parkwood Methodist Church, where her mother was one of the leaders.
Frankly, you are left guessing and it is something which gives the evening its piquancy along with Shaw's ever present concerns with women's lib and social hypocrisy, formalised in the character of Alfred Doolittle, (another first class performance by Jamie Foreman) who slides easily into the middle classes with the help of a legacy of PS3,000 a year.
While desperate attempts were made by so-called women's lib groups to steal the limelight at Nina Ricci, Californian-born Rick Owens chose a rather more modern approach to attention grabbing, shunning the archetypal clothes horse and opting for a dance troupe performing African-Americaninspired stepping, a novel idea but perhaps not slick enough for the more purist fashionistas.
Examples abound of the use of sister in second-wave writing, perhaps the most famous of which is the 1970 anthology Sisterhood is Powerful, edited by Robin Morgan, one of the first attempts to amass a comprehensive collection of writings from the women's lib movement.
Women's Lib gave our generation the choice to have a career, or be a wife and mother.

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