Essay On Modern Day Feminism

990 Words4 Pages
T he last few decades of feminism has harmed women more than helped them.

Do you really believe that modern-day feminism is the same as the “feminism” movement that was created back in the 19th century? I think not. Traditional feminism is immensely different from modern-day feminism.

According to Oxford Dictionary, it is "the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes." Modern-day feminism does not represent equality between the sexes. It has become pro-women and anti-men. It has become the opposite of gender equality. As Emma Watson, HeForShe Ambassador has said, "fighting for women's rights became synonymous with man-hating."

Feminism has been the main force behind major social and political changes. It started out as a campaign to achieve women's rights such as women's suffrage, equal pay for women, equal job opportunities and so on. Thanks to Susan B. Anthony, a hero who played a pivotal role in this movement, who stood up for women’s rights. After all, without her and others who helped, there would be no equality between men and women.
…show more content…
Many women believe that modern-day feminism has become a way of victimizing women and vilifying men. A group of women created an online blog on Tumblr called “Women Against Feminism” to share their opinions. Some think this is a movement of hatred towards men. Many hate to be identified as a “feminists” because of the radicals who have ruined the movement by their extremist actions.

For example, many feminists are embracing their misandry as a response to some of misogynists. Leading Feminist pundit Jessica Valenti recently shared a photo on the Internet of herself in a t-shirt that said, "I bathe in male tears." Being hostile to men and not expecting men to do the same back is just
Open Document