Western Feminism has drastically changed and empowered women over the last few decades. The Suffrage Movement, in the late 19th and early 20th century, was a women’s organization movement which demanded political rights, and, by 1928, managed to achieve their prime goal as all women over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote through the Representation of the People Act -10 years after that right was solely given to women over the age of 30. 870 more words
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Women’s bodies are the preferred territory in which religious oppression becomes cruelly evident. Misogynist narratives in religions are always addressed to them: decency, honor, virtue, holiness, discretion, and shame are embodied in us, We pay for the absence of these patriarchal principles of control, on our bodies too: imprisonment, slut-shamming, bullying, rape, punishment, mutilation, and death. 1,039 more words
Next time someone dares to tell you that Islam doesn’t recognize the existence of multiple genders and that it’s unnatural for people to behave in a way that everyone else in their gender group seems to behave in, at least in public. 198 more words