After Todd Akin Comments: Why Women and Men Still Need Feminism
Seidman, Rachel F., The Christian Science Monitor
This Sunday, Aug. 26, Womens Equality Day, marks the date in 1920 when women in the United States won the right to vote after nearly a century of political organizing. It also commemorates the 1970 March for Womens Rights, when feminists emphatically declared it necessary to continue working toward womens full equality in the workplace, the home, and American culture as a whole.
In 2012, is Womens Equality Day still relevant? In the 21st century, who needs feminism?
As it turns out, thousands of young women and men from across the globe, of all different races, religions, sexualities, and economic backgrounds, have spoken up to say they do, through the Who …
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Publication information: Article title: After Todd Akin Comments: Why Women and Men Still Need Feminism. Contributors: Seidman, Rachel F. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: August 23, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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