'We Should All Be Feminists"
This article is based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book "A Feminist Manifesto in 15 Suggestions". Chimamanda's Nigerian heritage speaks volumes to all backgrounds & cultures. GO-NOW's article outlines her suggestions. Read both books, great short reads.
Feminism is not monolithic. It is engaged in numerous issues, but especially those that impact women and girls, as well as disadvantaged groups and communities. It is the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. 'We should all be feminists'.Many, many men are feminists complementing feminist women.
Equal pay based on gender and race are fundamental issues to a feminist. Reproductive Justice and Violence Against Women, whether sexual harassment, sexual abuse or domestic abuse are key elements of a feminist platform.
No one can be a Feminist and be Anti-Choice.
Feminism is also fighting for the ERA, Constitutional Equality, Economic Justice, Voting Rights, Racial Justice, Criminal Justice Reform, Affordable Housing, Healthcare for All, Immigrant Rights, Disability Rights, LGBTQIA+ Rights, Climate Justice, and more.
"Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that aim to define, establish, and achieve the political, economic, personal, and social equality of the sexes." (Wikipedia) That doesn't mean that feminists are only female. There are many male feminists. 'We Should All Be Feminists' is a key tenet of feminism.
As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States.
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The Feminist Majority Foundation works for social and political and economic equality for women by using research and education to improve women's lives.
UltraViolet is a powerful and rapidly growing community of people mobilized to fight sexism and create a more inclusive world that accurately represents all women, from politics and government to media and pop culture.
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Days for Girls increases access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers, and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and girls. Together, we're creating a world with dignity, health and opportunity for all.