Essay on Feminism And The Feminist Movement

1544 Words Apr 8th, 2016 7 Pages
The feminist movement refers to a series of political campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women 's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism and the feminist movement. The movement 's priorities vary among nations and communities, and range from opposition to female genital mutilation in one country, to opposition to the glass ceiling in another. During the 19th century, Feminism had a big effect on females and their roles in society and everyday life. Women began getting tired of living the Stricter lifestyle. Females were tired of having the same roles mainly as stay at home moms who cooked, cleaned took care of children and other duties women were expected to complete. They wanted equal rights to men in the same opportunities that men received. Feminist Movement also known as the Women’s movement motivated the quest for social justice, and a wider range of social. Cultural, economic,and political phenomena.

Alice Paul a famous figure in the Feminist movement, a guide in allowing the right for women to vote (19th amendment) during the 1910s. Alice was born into a Quaker family. She attended school in England and became active with the country’s suffragists. She spent approximately 2 years with the National American Woman suffrage Association (NAWSA) she then formed The National Woman’s party (1916). Paul was a determined women and worked…

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