14 Facts About Feminist


Feminist movements have campaigned and continue to campaign for women's rights, including the right to vote, run for public office, work, earn equal pay, own property, receive education, enter contracts, have equal rights within marriage, and maternity leave.

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Feminist drew links between women's position in Egyptian society and nationalism, leading to the development of Cairo University and the National Movement.

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In 1923 Hoda Shaarawi founded the Egyptian Feminist Union, became its president and a symbol of the Arab women's rights movement.

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Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical or philosophical fields.

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Feminist psychology emphasizes social context, lived experience, and qualitative analysis.

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Projects such as Psychology's Feminist Voices have emerged to catalogue the influence of feminist psychologists on the discipline.

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Feminist nonfiction has played an important role in voicing concerns about women's lived experiences.

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Feminist was re-elected to the Second Dail in the elections of 1921.

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Feminist was a commander of the Irish Citizens Army, which was led by the socialist and self-described feminist Irish leader James Connolly, during the 1916 Easter Rising.

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Feminist movement has effected change in Western society, including women's suffrage; greater access to education; more equal payment to men; the right to initiate divorce proceedings; the right of women to make individual decisions regarding pregnancy ; and the right to own property.

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Feminist jurisprudence is a branch of jurisprudence that examines the relationship between women and law.

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Feminist jurisprudence signifies a reaction to the philosophical approach of modern legal scholars, who typically see the law as a process for interpreting and perpetuating a society's universal, gender-neutral ideals.

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Feminist theology is a movement that reconsiders the traditions, practices, scriptures, and theologies of religions from a feminist perspective.

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Feminist theory has explored the social construction of masculinity and its implications for the goal of gender equality.

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