Essay about Feminism And The Feminist Movement

1396 Words Dec 4th, 2016 6 Pages
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”(Margaret Mead) There have been many protests, riots, and revolutions all over the world from ancient eras to our modern day. Each one of those has made the world what it is today. One of the most important protests was the feminist movement .Feminism is the advocacy of women 's rights to the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. The feminist movement started hundreds of years ago and till this day its legacy continues. The feminist movement was a series of protests in which women all over the world have fought to be equal under the law as men, and as as result women are able to vote, choose different carers, have a greater access to education, and many more.

The feminist movement also known as the women 's liberation movement or the fight for women 's rights was a collection of events in which women and some men in America participated in to help women become equal under the law with men. This movement first started in the middle 1800’s specifically late 1840’s. What happened during this movement was that leading women and fellow participants organized protests, marches, and organizations. They met up regularly to discuss and plan what they wanted to do to reach their goals. The feminist movement began during this era because at this time time in America women were oppressed and expected to fit this perfect housewife…

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