Many people tune out when they hear the word ‘feminism’- they imagine a loud, screechy protestor who calls everything a man does sexist. Although the word may bring up some less-than-ideal images, at its core, feminism seeks to give some long overdue equality to a group that deserves it wholeheartedly. Initially, feminism began as a movement to gain women’s suffrage. Feminism soon expanded into three generations encompassing the struggles of women to achieve gender equality, and is the key solution to solving women’s rights issues around the globe. Other types of equality depend on feminism as well, including poverty, equal pay, LGBT rights, even rights for men.
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