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Feminism

Transcript: The National Organization for women (NOW) was made up of upper and middle class white women who pushed for better representation of women in the government and were responsible for Title IX which made the government spend equally on male and female education and sports. Radical Feminism Post Modern feminists were a part of the third wave of feminism that supports the idea of no difference between men and women. They also fight for equality between men and women and an end to gender discrimination. Social/Marxist Feminists were also a part of second wave of feminism. They were concerned with the equal rights of women in the work force and at home. They claimed that the gender inequalities in and out of the work place were causing dependence and a lower class for women. After decades of activism including marches, letters, picketing, lobbying etc. the 19th amendment was made law in the year 1920 and women were allowed to vote for the first time in the United States of America First Wave I am a post modern feminist because i believe in equality and do not think that gender should inhibit anyone female or male. I also would love to see an end to gender stereotyping and equal representation in the government. Aulette, WittnerGendered worlds 2nd edition, 2009 The Feminist Ezine http://www.feministezine.com/feminist/historical/Third-Wave-Feminism.html Jennifer Robinson,Feminism and the Third Wave,2007,http://womensstudies.homestead.com/thirdwave.html History of feminism, June 7, 2012http://historyoffeminism.com/ Cultural Feminism Work Cited The modern Feminist Feminism Second Wave/Liberal Feminists Any person who advocates for or believes in the rights for women. There are many different types of feminism but one common unifying goal is for equality between men and women. The 19Th Amendment First wave feminism in the United States was called liberal feminism it was most known for demanding the voting rights of women. However also of concern were higher education for women and dress reform. What is Feminism? Marxist/Social Feminist During second wave 1960-1970 Radical Feminism began. This new feminism was aimed at changing society from patriarchy to equality. They claimed that many societal and political institutions were devaluing women. Their main targets for change were inequality in marriage as well as changing the subservient role to men. Some Radical feminists even encouraged the celebration of women as having good and useful qualities better than men. A major goal of many third wave feminists is to appreciate the steps that feminists before had taken to give us the rights that we have today. By: Meghan Ugolini/Marshall In the 1960's and 1970's a second wave of liberal feminism gained movement.These liberal feminists were concerned with better employment opportunities for women as well as reproductive and health rights such as ending domestic violence and rape. What Kind of feminist am I? Capitalism must end to create greater equality between the genders and encourage equality. Also social rules should be put into place to end the glass ceiling and gender segregated jobs. Who is a feminist? Post Modern Feminism “one is not born a woman, but becomes one" Cultural feminists are a part of the second wave of feminists 1960-Now. They believe that men and women are different and that women's culture and history should be respected. Also that issues pertaining to women should be for women to decide for example women's health and reproductive rights. The third wave of feminism is the modern feminism it has many different faces. Women and men of the third wave can act dress or be employed however they choose. Just like society today modern feminists are the most diverse and hold the most diverse ideas. What Marxist Feminists want?

FEMINISM & ANTI-FEMINISM

Transcript: Media & Public Reaction The prefix Ms.- Modern-day feminists, Beyonce & Emma Watson Supported by TIME magazine and LIFE magazine Labeled feminists as "family wreckers," "bra burners," "anti family," "baby killers," and "man-hating lesbians" Schlafly provides commentaries to new stations Daily 3 minute commentaries for radio Daily talk show , Eagle Forum Live Pro-life vs. Pro-choice debate "Ordinary women" involved in feminist movement Boosted membership of National Right of Life Committee & National Conference of Catholic Bishops Catalyst for "grassroots conservative movement" Anti-feminists = support for Reagan's campaign Negative connotation associated with feminism Started talk about rape, abortion, and domestic violence Feminists Anti-feminists Publicized rape & domestic violence Reached out to the "average female" "Sexist" stickers Sit-ins "Consciousness-raising" groups Public speak outs about abortion "Ms." Magazine $0.77 Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 In the wake of the Roe vs. Wade decision, while the second-wave feminist movement would raise the previously unspoken topics of rape, domestic violence, and abortion to prominence and successfully created job gains for women, the backlash against it forever characterized the feminist movement as “man-haters” and set back the social liberation of women. Context Connections to Today The Clash: Women's Fit into Society? 1961: Sheila Michaels uses the term in order to represent someone who did not 'belong' to a man Michaels suggest the term to a feminist radio station Gloria Steinem hears interview, uses the term for her new magazine 1972: The U.S government approves the use of "Ms." in official government documentation What Feminism Really Is Sample copy of "Ms." magazine, which spread the usage of the prefix in which a woman did not belong to a man "The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan (1963) Creation of the Birth Control Pill Sexual Revolution Roe vs. Wade Landmark Supreme Court Case Equal Rights Amendment "Grassroots" Conservative Movement 9/10 Female College Graduates Employed Feminism still has negative connotation sometimes Phyllis Schlafly still alive and well and fighting feminist movement Republicans today are still anti-abortion 8/10 women have taken birth control at some point, acceptance from this age Improvement in wage gap ($0.59/$1.00 -> $0.77/$1.00), but still not equal thanks to ineffective ERA What Feminism Was Interpreted As Significance Vol CDXX, No. 21 FEMINISM & ANTI-FEMINISM EDITION Ms. fem·i·nism Noun the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. an·tee fem·i·nism Noun opposition to women's rights; hostility to women's rights movement, belief in oppression of men and patriarchy in a feminist environment

Feminism

Transcript: Socilaist feminism and GAD (Gender In Development) Socialist feminism is a dualist theory .. Focuses upon both the public and private spheres of a woman's life Focus on social relations of gender • Gender relations rather than just looking at women • Interact Worldwide focuses on contraception and maternal health In the UK 1 in 3 women are on it without educating women handing out the 'pill' will be ineffective Questions to talk about....... Has it liberated women or is it causing problems? Somalia http://www.fawe.org/resource/film/media.php?lang=1&id=1 What approach do you think is taken by the organisation in this video? WID or GAD? What could be done to improve this project? Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) - Empowering girls and women through gender-responsive education - Trying to archive gender equity and equality in education - Offering good quality education and good learning environments - Transformation of government schools into gender-responsive schools Gender-responsive schools - Gender-responsive pedagogy training for teachers - Bursaries for unprivileged children - Social skills and empowerment training for boys and girls - Sexual maturation management programs - Gender-responsive school infrastructure Outcome - Improvement of girls academic performance - Greater self-confidence and assertiveness among girls - Improved relationship between boys and girls - Improved behaviour and attitude of boys towards girls Do you think a 'western' way if thinking is always appropriate in the context of a developing country? What limitations do you think exist within the GAD approach? What approach do you think is more effective? In groups....... Think about your gender issue...... Do you want a WID/GAD approach....? What programme would you impliment...? Why do you think it will be effective...? Present back to the class your amazing idea!! :-) And lastly......Sam's Favourite song.... Feminisms www.adb.org/documents/policies/gender/gender0401.asp www.unrisd.org/unrisd/website/document.nsf/0/D9C3FCA78D3DB32E80256B67005B6AB5 www.isn.ethz.ch/isn/Digital-Library/Publications/Detail/?ots591=0C54E3B3-1E9C-BE1E-2C24-A6A8C7060233&lng=en&id=38688 www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/ Limitations What about Male Responsiblity??? The Equal Pay Act 1975 • Gender is a basic factor in the division of labour • Group 1: Marriage and reproduction Group 2: HIV/AIDS Group 3: Violence (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr homogenous Transition from WID to GAD ... small WID Policy Focus: Health Case Study 2: Coffee Break!! Discussion time!!!! Emphasize women as a special target group. Focused solely on improving women's unequal standing. Integrating women into the economy. Women needed access to resources. Ignored the relationship between women and men. FAWE Case Study 1 http://www.interactworldwide.org/gender.html http://www.un.org/ecosocdev/geninfo/women/womrepro.htm http://www.overpopulation.org/birthcon.html ignored realtionships between men and women Questions..? Emphasis on strategies that would minimise discrimination (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr Has policy actually changed? World Bank - 1994 Limitations campaign to remove any obstacle http://www.fawe.org/ GAD Policy Transition and Policy Isolatation of women Widened approach Aalysis of the relationship between women and men Realised importance of mens cooperation Broader sociocultural environment Practical and structural gender needs Gender crosscutting 1994 International conference on population and development: -Safe and pleasurable sex life -Decide when and if to have children -High standard olf sexual health Solutions to women’s problems generally envisaged as ‘technological fixes’ Although it has enbaled more women in the workplace has it helped with gender equality? 1970's - Literature looking at 'biological sex' and 'social gender'. The adequacy of WID's approach was questioned. Isolated women and treated them as a homogenous group. Why is this shift important? WID Policy focused soley on women.. . Yet! Women often lack complete desicion-making power over their own body There Are gender disparoties among the structures of many health services Often a favouritism towards male, in terms of recieving health care... All these issues are related to societal-proceesees and norms. Would a GAD approach be more efective? Hirschmann 'Was the switch just nomenclature' (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr GAME!!!!!!!! ... A Thought ... Liberal Feminists seek equal rights with men Big and.... Liberal feminism and WID (Women In Development)

Feminism

Transcript: Destroy Family How Feminism Harms Families Subjective Manipulation Are women powerless and under siege? Which one would you prefer? Happy Ending How Feminism Harms Families In a different perspective Mother as Non-Persons Attack on Motherhood According to Robert Sheaffer There were laws... OUTLINE OF THE PRESENTATION Becoming pregnant to avoid deployment Women is respected for her personality, for her accomplishment in upbringing her children They want to establish a license for women to kill their allegedly abusive spouses. Watch the video. Refuting The Most Common Feminist Lies and Pseudo Scholarship The feminists are trying to enforce rules ... God's Purpose For Women I guess we finished An example... Remake Society Destroy Family One normal voice.... The truth is, Then feminist lawyers persuaded legislators to gender-neutralize their laws. Not as a chunk of flesh Then these laws have gone. who have taken over the academies and the press Yusuf Özkaya Feminism and Free Speech: Pornography Remake Society Political Pressure Groups CAREER Response: firstly, being male or female is not a social construct but a biological fact that is related with method of reproduction. Working mothers suffer. The children of working mothers always suffer. And should we forget - husbands suffer too. the Bible's shows that God created women to be wives and mothers It's all about me Feminism and Society How do we restore family? Lowering Standards Objections Families in Crisis Pornography is a part of the Feminism and Free Speech series produced by Feminists for Free Expression... Feminism and Free Speech Pornography Sommers shows how flawed studies,created to gender feminists idea... Have been UNCRITICALLY accepted as truth by media and politicians Secondly, it is women who are everywhere the first educators and molders of children Sommers says that: Threat for not only to women, but also for the whole society. Abolishment of Family And Degradation of The Woman Can women get equal health care? Women's suffrage to NOW Scientific Fraud Not domestic, ALL VIOLENCE Not in general, IN A HIGH-CRIME AREA Not only by boyfriend and husband What do you think? Absentee Mothers Family, Family, Family... Demoralization of Military In Mackinnon's opinion... Objective research A militant feminist, "women are not born female, society makes them so..." What did feminism bring? Seeking lifemates Demoralization of the Military An example: warning page of their student bulletins. Are women victims of crimes? Christina Hoff Sommers What was the cause of unhappiness? Feminism Vs. Family Domestic violence isthe leading cause of injury of women aged 15-44 How Feminism Harms Families Listen for it. The feminists want the action of a battered woman who kills her husband to be considered as normal. Women's foremost role in creation; to raise her children take care of the house. Feminism changed.... Women's Emancipation

Feminism: Feminism:

Transcript: Intersectionality Feminism: Feminism: ˈfeməˌnizəm/ noun The advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. We all know the dictionary definition of feminism by now, but we also know that it means a lot more than just those 16 words. Everyone has had a different experience with feminism, and everyone has their own definition for it. Freedom for our daughters is looking to build a collection of pictures and stories and quotes from people, feminists, around the world, so that we can all get a comprehensive global definition of feminism, and what it means to us. We're looking to break down the walls and stereotypes of the word and the movement, and we're looking for some help Our mission is to build safe housing and schools for girls in developing countries where young women are stripped of their rights simply because they are girls. On a local scale, we foster a safe space for youth to talk about issues surrounding gender inequalities in our monthly meetings. To find out how you can get involved in our monthly meetings, contact us. Freedom for our Daughters recognizes the constant struggle for equality and justice that women all over the world face each day of their lives. We are working to empower women to be agents of change in their communities, and giving them opportunity to break through the socially constructed roles of women in their countries. ffod.rosetintedlenses@hotmail.com I.e. oppressive institutions (racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, classism, etc.) are interconnected and cannot be examined separately from one another. So What Can You Feminism: Help destigmatize feminism by taking a picture of yourself with something that represents what feminism means to you. You can also send us a quote, a statement, a drawing, a wordle, a story, a picture, a poem or anything else! Show us what the world looks like to you through a feminist lens! Show us YOU! Show us your story! Make sure to follow @freedomforourdaughters on Instagram and like the FFOD facebook page to see the different lenses of the world! To submit your photos, please either message the facebook page, or email us at FFOD.RoseTintedLenses@gmail.com. Anonymous submissions will be gladly accepted Our Instagram: Intersectionality Consent: To make a mutual, voluntary, informed decision between clear minded, of age participants before ANY and EVERY sexual act Our Email: Through Rose Tinted Lenses By Freedom For Our Daughters Freedom For Our Daughters Mission Statement The belief that women are and should be treated as potential intellectual equals and social equals to men. These people can be human beings of any gender, although the ideology is commonly (and perhaps falsely) associated mainly with women. The basic idea of feminism revolves around the principle that just because human bodies are designed to perform certain procreative functions, biological elements need not dictate intellectual and social functions, capabilities, and rights. Feminism also, by its nature, embraces the belief that all people are entitled to freedom and liberty within reason--including equal civil rights--and that discrimination should not be made based on gender, sexual orientation, skin color, ethnicity, religion, culture, or lifestyle. Feminists--and all persons interested in civil equality and intellectuality--are dedicated to fighting the ignorance that says people are controlled by and limited to their biology. Our Facebook Album: @freedomforourdaughters Why This Project? Overlapping or intersecting social identities and related systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination. Feminism means choosing who I want to be, not who I should be becayse of my gender Through Rose Tinted Lenses Our Website: http://www.freedomforourdaughters.org/ https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.962531493825733.1073741831.577023649043188&type=1&l=94e3c2f3db Amanda, Haidee and I were selected to be project organizers within FFOD, a youth led and founded non-profit organization. We all strongly believe that feminism is much more than its dictionary definition, and wanted some way to express that. And thus, this project was born. We wanted to collect, share and inspire stories and personal definitions of what feminism means to people, because being a feminist is a unique and passionate experience for everyone.

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