Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Sexual Equality Essay

1123 Words Sep 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Imagine living in a world where you didn’t hear about sexism or racism in the news or in the streets every day. Imagine living in a world where men and women of all races and classes are seen as equal. This is the goal of most feminist, to end all oppression. This goal seems almost impossible, but if you think about the views of the world now compared to one hundred and fifty years ago we have come a long way, we are just not quite there yet. Anti-feminists tend to view feminism negatively, as women seeking to be equal to men, but in contrast it is only the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of sexual equality or the movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation and oppression. Some anti-feminists and/or non-feminists agree with the following stereotypes or beliefs: “Feminist are anti-male and are sexist towards men,” “Women belong at home to raise the children,” “Women don’t have the skills to pursue a successful career,”and “Feminism is not needed.” In reality, feminist want to end all sexism, women can be successful in the workplace, and feminist politics have been crucial to our society and women’s rights and still are.
Firstly, feminist politics want to end all oppression and sexism against women and also men. This is one of the most important objectives of feminism. According to Bell Hook’s novel, Feminism is for Everybody, a majority of people think that feminism is anti-male and this misunderstanding of feminist politics reflects the reality that most folks…

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