What Is Feminism

what is feminism?

“Feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.” - Bell Hooks (Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center)

The Statement implies it is not a anti-male movement, it is about Sexism.

what do they do or work on?

While gender equality and women’s liberation (abortion, household, parenting) is often spreaded by Mass-Media and therefore the most well known Topics of the feminist movement, there is much more, ie:

  • Gender-Equality
  • Civilrights
  • Liberation
  • Solidarition
  • Anti-Classism
  • Anti-Sexism
  • Anti-Racism

More Questions to explore

  • What is sexism?
  • Born as a Woman qualifies to be a Feminism?
  • what is patriarchy?
  • what does it mean to be white and materially privileged?
  • what is racism?
Written on April 15, 2018