The Pros And Cons Of Feminism

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We live in a world where feminism exist. It has existed for many years now. The questions at hand are “Is feminism still relevant?” and “How do young women view feminism?” In order to answer these questions you first have to define the word feminism. I am sure there are many different opinions and facts on the topic. As a young women myself, I plan to explain how I view feminism versus other young women today. With that being said I will give you my opinions and state some facts further along in the essay. Feminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is a theory that both sexes should share politic, social and economic equality. Sally Scholz stated in Feminism: A Beginners Guide that Feminism
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Many scholars and feminists have debated about what the definition and motives of the third wave are. Third wave of feminism is more global and multicultural, and include elements from many different movements such as anti-racism, womanism, and politics about transgender. This wave addresses issues such as women in politics, and media portrayals and stereotypes of how women are viewed. There are only a couple of pros and cons of feminism. The pros being: Keeps women from being exploited and equality. The cons being: Women demand equality, yet wish to use the "you don 't do that to a woman" argument and Puts domestic responsibilities in a bad light. Which means who should do what in a marriage or relationship. I believe men and women should be domestically equal as well as political, social and economically. Although there are more pros and cons these are the ones that stood…show more content…
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