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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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The primary purpose of feminism is to empower women.
We have been actively engaged in mapping and convening the different forms of feminisms in the region while fostering a dialogue among State feminism, Islamic feminism, and globalized feminism representatives without stigmatizing any of these approaches to women's rights," said Dr.
She noted, "There's a big misinterpretation about the way that people view the term of feminism.
My interest in young feminism came from the shock of discovering that there were generational appreciation gaps between feminists.
Crossley's concept of waveless feminism very well may help us move beyond the stalled gender revolution, (nyupress.
Critique: A compelling read from cover to cover, "DeFacto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland" is an absorbing, informative, deeply personal, thought-provoking anthology that is unreservedly recommended, especially for community and academic library African-American Studies collections in general, and Contemporary Feminism supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Situated relative to debates around the relationship between postfeminism, popular feminism and women's media cultures, this article examines the ways that feminism is made visible in the online Australian women's digital publication Mamamia.
Starting with a brief look at some of the facets that make up modern feminism, the book delves into what feminism is to millennials -- and that could depend on factors such as race, class, or education.
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
If these historical figures never overtly professed to being feminist, but they advocated for women and opposed gender discrimination what possible harm is there in labeling and framing them as exemplars of feminism and feminist icons posthumously?
It makes the issues of feminism personal and relatable by introducing stories of real-life women struggling with discrimination or fighting for equal rights.
Through this process, this paper will chart the ways in which the critiques of governance feminism apply and fail to apply to the Indian feminist movement.