September, 2014


Are You A Feminist?

Before you try to answer the above question, you should first consider the term Feminism. Merriam-Webster defines Feminism as: 1. Belief men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. 2. Organized activities in support of women’s rights and interest. 2. The theory of political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. If you agree with the above definition of Feminism, then you can gladly call yourself a feminist because that’s what every feminists believes in. These are basic rights which should be granted to all human beings. In the previous decades, women proudly announced themselvesRead More

Emergence of Feminism

How did Feminism evolve? The word Feminism derived from French féminisme, in the late 19th century. The first Women’s Rights Movement began in the United States which was a turning point in women’s history. It was a convention that took place in Seneca Falls, New York in July 19, 1848. About hundred people had gathered at the convention, two thirds were women and the rest were men. The important planners of this conference were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a mother four children and Lucretia Mott, a Quaker abolitionist. The Declaration of Sentiments was signed successfully after aRead More