Feminism In Feminism

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Women have come a long way in how they were perceived and treated in ancient Greek: And how they are treated today. These changes in perception came as a result of many changes that came over time and activism of which the women movement is an integral part of. Some feminist activists will argue today that, we still have a long way to go but most have identified that, women have made great strive in projecting their voices and ideas on to the world. Women today have changed the patriarchal mode of family rearing and racing of children in general. The Female child is almost as important as the male child in many civilized societies around the world and feminist theorist are leading the charge to the day both the male and female children will …show more content…
It addresses women’s rights, privileges, interest and concerns by focusing primarily on social, cultural, political, and even financially unfairness women go through daily as compared to their male counterparts. Feminist theorist act as Mouthpiece for women by highlighting the various ways women have contributed to the society. Activists try to expose the unlimited suppressions women go through over the years and solution to stop these suppressions. They demonstrate the capabilities, values and importance of women in society besides their domestic duties of child rearing, cooking and cleaning. They aid to bridge the gender gap between women and men in terms of educational, financial and other societal privileges not enjoyed by women or inaccessible to women. In politics, they address voter suppression and promote women to run for offices. Feminist theorists in recent times have started questioning the perception of women when it comes to race, class, ethnicity, and age intersection with gender.(Misiroglu, Gina Renée. American Countercultures : An Encyclopedia Of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, And Radical Ideas In U.S. History. Armonk, N.Y.: Sharpe Reference, 2013. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Web. 19 Oct. 2014
According to chapter 3 of our main textbook for this course (The Greeks History, Culture and society by Morris and Powell second edition by prentice hall pages 28-41) Women in ancient Greek had a lot of social disparities and unfairness and these disparities are what the feminist theorists are trying to correct through non-confrontational

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