Feminism And Equality Between Men And Women

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Feminism and Equality Between Men and Women Feminism, the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men (Webster’s Thesaurus Dictionary). Feminist seek to find impartiality between the genders, in not only the work force, but many different aspects of their lives. Feminist are spectated to be individuals who believe in female domination, and that is not precise. Feminist believe that women and men should be treated equal to each other, neither sex defines who they are or makes them superior to the other. There is a certain thought that may come to ones mind when they hear the word, “feminist.” Many people do not understand that feminist are individuals who support the equality of men and women. The key word, is equality. According to Webster 's Thesaurus Dictionary, equality is the state of being equal esp. in status, rights, and opportunities. Feminist, traditionally, are well-educated women who work along side men to achieve their goals. They are individuals that strive for the equality of men and women. There are many men that will define themselves as feminist as well. In an interview published by the Guardian at the weekend, an American novelist Jonathan Franzen, who represents himself as a male feminist stated, “I’m not a sexist. I am not somebody who goes around saying men are superior, or that male writers are superior. In fact, I really go out of my way to champion women’s work that I think is not getting enough…

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