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... not personally experienced this. To my knowledge I have had the same opportunities in education as my male cousins and childhood friends which by the way from my male predominant family I am the first to attend a university. Because of certain experiences or rather not many experiences with feminism other than watching my mother be an independent woman, I have challenges to fully understand local feminism. Even though I was not entirely familiar with feminism I grew to understand it, especially after viewing the human trafficking conference. I was surprised it dwelt with local, national and internal human trafficking, which affects for the most part women. These are a couple of the reasons why I believe we do need feminism to continue fighting for current women issues such as human trafficking and to protect the rights that the previous waves have accomplished.
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