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Feminism

Pearse, Rebecca

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Feminism is the belief that women should enjoy the same political, economic, and social rights as men. Feminists criticize the unjust treatment of women in societies across the world. Feminism also refers to a global social movement seeking to raise awareness of gender inequalities through campaigns for women�s rights, including rights to vote, to bodily autonomy and freedom from violence, to education, to enter contracts, to equal rights within marriage, and more. The issues raised by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217266
Book Title: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior
DOI: 10.4135/9781483391144.n137

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