What is the function of feminism?

What is the function of feminism?

Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that aim to define and establish the political, economic, personal, and social equality of the sexes.

Who stood up for equal rights?

Martin Luther King Jr.

What is the new woman in 1920?

Flappers of the 1920s were young women known for their energetic freedom, embracing a lifestyle viewed by many at the time as outrageous, immoral or downright dangerous. Now considered the first generation of independent American women, flappers pushed barriers in economic, political and sexual freedom for women.

What caused the New Woman?

The New Woman was a response to these limiting roles of wife and mother. Starting in the late nineteenth century, more and more women remained unmarried until later in their lives, gained education, organized for women's suffrage, and worked outside the home. Women also supported the war effort during World War I.

How do I advocate for gender equality?

We thank www.ncwit.org for organizing these materials!

  1. Listen to women's stories.
  2. Talk to other men.
  3. Seek out ways to recruit women.
  4. Increase the number and visibility of female leaders.
  5. Mentor and sponsor women.
  6. Notice and correct micro-inequities or instances of unconscious bias.
  7. Establish accountability metrics.