Feminism Is Defined As "The Theory Of Political, Economic,

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Feminism is defined as "the theory of political, economic, and social equality of the sexes." (Definition of Feminism) and also as the "organized activity on behalf of women 's rights and interests." (Definition of Feminism). If one would look in-depth into Feminism they would see that there are three waves of Feminism. Now not all types or waves of feminism is wrong, but third wave, or the most recent, should not be supported, because they often tell myths that are just not true or usually use a fact then twist and manipulate what it really means. The first wave of feminism was a period of feminist activity and thought that occurred in the 19th century and early 20th century. First wave feminism focused on legal issues such as gaining …show more content…

Women in countries that have an established structure of Sharia Law are almost never seen being supported by third wave feminists. "In 2000, two Punjabi sisters, 20 and 21 years old, had their throats slit by their brother and cousin because the girls were seen talking to two boys to whom they were not related." (Hymowitz) Third wave feminists were nowhere when this incident came through the media and exploded on the internet. So if these third wave or modern feminist really care where were they during this event? They did not have any march for fundraiser so to speak to give out support for the family.

Next, third wave feminist fight for social and economic equality. They argue that women will get paid less than a man and that men are more likely to get a job than a woman. Modern feminists also argue that there is a "rape culture" that is embodied in universities across the US. When in theory this is not true. Modern feminists say that for every one dollar a male makes a woman will only make 77 cents. This is used to combat and say women need equal pay when in reality they already have it. Statistically speaking, the women workforce is greater in low income jobs then men. So therefore, men would automatically make more if you would take the averages. Next is another reason the wage gape is a complete and utter myth. Women on average

will work less hours than a man on a fulltime job. So if you would

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