The Saturday Essay: The Next Generation Will Be Feminists in All but Na Me Feminism Still Has a Purpose, While Men Ignore Domestic Work and Go Unpunished for Their Sexual Violence
Walter, Natasha, The Independent (London, England)
EVER SINCE Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman more than 200 years ago, people have been arguing that there is no future for feminism, and that argument has gained ground again in recent years.
After all, don't women have everything now that they have ever wanted? Aren't they free to fulfil their individual dreams and desires, at work, at home and in bed, without discrimination, violence or fear? Aren't they even overtaking men in their confident, bright, happy lives? You keep hearing that the inequality that still exists is just a faint trace of old injustice, and it will soon be washed away without the need for any particular effort …
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Publication information: Article title: The Saturday Essay: The Next Generation Will Be Feminists in All but Na Me Feminism Still Has a Purpose, While Men Ignore Domestic Work and Go Unpunished for Their Sexual Violence. Contributors: Walter, Natasha - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: February 6, 1999. Page number: 7. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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