Essay on Women Are Getting Abortions?

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There are stories going around on the internet about how some young feminist women are getting abortions because their babies are boys. These women claim that this is an act of feminism, but what most people don 't realize is that this is in not an act a real feminist would take, but an act worthy of a misandrist. Most people wouldn 't necessarily understand the difference. In fact, most of the general population would claim they haven 't even heard of the term misandry. Misandry is not feminism because the definitions are different, feminism supports men, and is non-hatefueled. The two terms feminism and misandry are commonly misconstrued as being one in the same. The definition of misandry is “A hatred of men.”(“Merriam-Webster, 2003”). While the definition of feminism is “The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” (“Merriam-Webster”, 2003). These two definitions have no connection to one another. So then why are they considered to be the same in society? People need to be more aware of the term misandry and what it means. The first step to changing societies bad views on feminism is simply educating people on things as easy as the definitions of words. When people understand these definitions they can finally see these acts of “feminism”, like aborting your child for its gender, for what they really are; misandry. Then people will begin to see feminism in a true light. A man named Digby(2013) once said in his book Men Doing Feminism…

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