Argument Essay On Feminism

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According to the Ocean Encyclopedia, “Feminism is both an intellectual commitment and a political movement that seeks justice for women and an end to gender inequality, sexism, in all forms.” There are many different kinds of sexism in the world that have been a cause of conflict, disagreement, controversy, and numerous other problems. Feminists disagree about what sexism consists in, and what exactly ought to be done about it; what they generally disagree is about what it means to be a women or a man and what social and political implications/suggestions gender has or should have. Feminism can be seen as an alternative vision of a just world. Philosophically, feminism does not only bring a variety of political and moral claims, but it does bring ways of asking and answering questions, critics; it makes us become more critical toward issues that surrounds and affects us. We as humans should be aware that the most important themes in relationship with feminism are human rights, race and racism, the self, sex work, and the most…show more content…
For example, it is said that feminism was used to refer to a historically specific political movement in the United States; nowadays it has received a different meaning. On one hand, Emma Watson (UN Women Goodwill Ambassador) stated that the term feminism is: “The belief that men and women should have equal rights. It is the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes,” but on the other hand we have another point of view on the definition of feminism and what it means by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi. This woman claims that feminism or feminists is: “A man or woman who says, ‘Ýes, there is a problem with gender as it is today, and we must fix it, we must do better.’” These are two different point of views that share the same idea and main theme, they support that there are injustices against

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