Feminism And The Feminist Of India Essay

2154 Words Jul 10th, 2016 9 Pages
This chapter presents an overall view about feminism movement in general with special reference about Dalit Feminism. The term 'Dalit Feminism deals with special status of a woman who is also marginalised for her caste & gender. With some other writers here we discuss about short stories of Urmila Pawar a Dalit Feminist of India.
Concept of Feminism In the mid 1800s the term 'feminism ' was used to refer to 'the qualities of females", and it was not until after the first International Women 's Conference in Paris in 1892 that the term, following in French term feminise was regularly used in English for a belief in and a advocacy of equal rights for woman based on the idea of the equality of sexes. Apart from the Theoretical perspective most of the feminist would be agree with the fact that woman are oppressed and this oppression is wrong or unjust, very broadly. Then one might characterize the goal of feminism to be ending the oppression of woman. The word 'Feminism ' seems to refer to an intense awareness of identity woman and interest in feminine problems. The subjugation of woman is a central fact of history and it is the main cause of all psychological disorders in society. According to Janet Richards, "The essence of Feminism has a strong fundamental case intended to mean only that there are excellent reasons for thinking that woman suffer from systematic social injustice because of their sex, the proposition is to be regarded as constituting feminism? Recent…

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