Let’s Throw It Back To The History Of Feminism


Let’s go back to a little bit of history.

Throughout most of Western history, women were confined to the domestic sphere, while public life was reserved for men.

In medieval Europe, women were denied the right to own property, to study, or to participate in public life.

At the end of the 19th century in France, they were still compelled to cover their heads in public, and, in parts of Germany, a husband still had the right to sell his wife.

Even as late as the early 20th century, women could neither vote nor hold elective office in Europe and in most of the United States (where several territories and states granted women’s suffrage long before the federal government did so).

Women were prevented from conducting business without a male representative, be it father, brother, husband, legal agent, or even son.

Married women could not exercise control over their own children without the permission of their husbands.

Moreover, women had little or no access to education and were barred from most professions.

In some parts of the world, such restrictions on women still continue low key today.

let’s picture this illustration , Imagine you find yourself in a social meeting, and you notice something strange; only men work in the company you came to have meeting with!

You wonder where the ladies are,you are marvelled and feel belittled at the sight that only men work here and you ask the boss and he answers,what are you, some kind of feminist?

This is very common, even in some churches or business organizations where the female gender are sidelined but what is feminism, anyway?.

Feminism, according to Longman dictionary is a social theory or political movement which argues that legal and social restrictions on women must be removed in order to bring about equality of both sexes in all aspects of public and private life.

Feminist are people who try to acknowledge social inequality based on gender and stop it from continuing.

Basically, Feminists point out that in most cultures throughout history men have received more opportunities than women.

While this basic idea of feminism seems simple enough, there are many people who misunderstand what the goal of feminism is.

Some people imagine that all feminists are angry, bitter women who only want to subjugate men! Of course, this stereotype offends actual feminists.

Why is there such a big difference between stereotype and reality when it comes to feminists? One of the reasons for this discrepancy might be because there are, in fact, lots of different, specific types of feminism.

I don’t think it’s controversial to say that philosophically, feminism got it right: All people, regardless of gender, should be afforded the same rights and respect.

Consequently, the impact of feminism is felt by the society and yields negativity . Firstly, it hurts marriage.

Women want to delay marriage so as to keep their identities longer, and men are finding easy sex, taking away a big reason for marriage. Imagine !

In addition , It undermines child rearing. More children are in childcare where discipline is lax, resulting in an “epidemic” of bad kids, childhood obesity, and bullies.

In other to eradicate this, feminists must accept the entire paradigm of mutual support.

Men and women are meant to be gifts to each other; to support one another and to try to bring out the best in one another–not opponents in some kind of war.

Again, Feminism should spend less time searching for women who are being victimized and think a little more about how women can make society better; worry less about equality, and more about happiness; listen more closely when people of both sexes talk about what they actually want and need; and, most importantly, encourage both women and men to follow their faith.

Society has declined drastically in the last few decades and a good part of it is due to feminization of our society. Society needs manly men and womanly women.

Society does not need to kill their unborn children as demanded by feminism. Abortion as used by countries to control population has been a complete failure and has caused many problems.

Abortion also increases suicide and breast cancer in women. It certainly does not increase their happiness or safety. Marital rates have declined. People are abandoning their faith. And the list goes on and on. Feminism has caused enumerable problems in society and is justifiably disliked.


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