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feminism

 [fem´ĭ-nizm]
old term for feminization (def. 2).

feminism

[L. femininus]
1. The development of female secondary sexual characteristics in a man.
2. A political philosophy whose aim is to advance the standing of women in society.
See: gynecomastia

feminism

the appearance or existence of female secondary sex characters in the male.
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Support: The president assured complete support of the PPP and the government to women parliamentarians in their struggle for the emancipation of women as well as for peace, security and reconciliation.
Authors have concluded that emancipation of women in society will ensure to develop social network among the people and build socially, economically and technologically a strong nation.
Islam, as expressed in its true sense, has always advocated the emancipation of women but the interpretation of Islam by man has all too frequently distorted the Prophet's message.
But perhaps they are missing the fundamentals of this conflict which is, in part, about helping to bring about the emancipation of women in that country.
Wade is not only settled law but vital to the emancipation of women deserve more clarity from Giuliani and other Republicans about whether they would try to use their appointment power to topple that precedent.
Although feminism and drives for the political emancipation of women were relatively weak in France, F.
Jehan Sadat used her influence as First Lady to improve the lives of millions in her country and continues working for international peace and the emancipation of women throughout the world.
He claims that the "informalization" of manners from 1890-2000, evidenced by the change from chaperonage to dating systems of courting, led to the emancipation of women in all four countries under study (2).
Iraq has been transformed from a secular regime with emancipation of women, and women doctors and professionals in every sphere, to a medieval nightmare.
The emancipation of women has merely brought them into line with the former male patriarchy.
Indeed, what Al Qaeda apparently hates most about "the West" are its best points: the pluralism, the rationalism, individual liberty, the emancipation of women, the openness and social dynamism that represent the strongest legacy of the Enlightenment.
It also reflects how Islam is misused to neglects the women's real role in the society and to stand against the emancipation of women.