Feminism: an Overview

Authors

  • Preeti Bala Ph.D. course Research scholar, P .G .Department of English and Research Centre, Magadh University, Bodhgaya, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v7i12.10227

Abstract

Feminism is an ideology and a humanistic philosophy that assimilate men and women for the uplift and development of the society. It also stands for the system of ideas which has to do with the changing conditions of women in the historic evolution of the human race. Feminism emerges as a concept that can encompass both an ideology and movement for socio political change based on a critical analysis of male privilege and women’s subordination within any given society. It is the advocacy of social equality for men and women, in opposition to patriarchy and sexism.

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Published

28-12-2019

How to Cite

Bala, P. (2019). Feminism: an Overview. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 7(12), 8. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v7i12.10227