A FEW WORDS ON FEMINISM
BY DENISE POSTED ON 8 MARCH 2017
I am a feminist. I believe in gender equality. Even if the word 'feminism' scares you off, please keep reading. Many people, especially men, have a problem with the word feminism. Simply because it reminds them of the words 'femme', 'feminine' or 'female'. Let me tell you something. Feminism does not imply that women should have more rights than men do. It does not mean that women are more important. Feminism is the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. And that's more important than you think.
I do understand why men feel like they're not represented in the word feminism. The reason behind the exclusion of the word 'men', is that this issue is specifically about women. Once again: NOT because women should be the most important gender, but because to this day, women are being treated as inferior. They often do not have the right to make decisions about their own body; they're seen as property.