Not A Feminist But A Female ‘Equalist’

“Give us equal wages, but let him pay for my dinner”. “We want the same education as men but give us reservations too”, “treat us equally but we want our seats reserved in trains too”. Somewhere along these lines, the meaning that feminism stood for blurred a bit by our need to be privileged. Feminism, … Read more

Women’s Rights in Today’s Society

I chose to do my research paper on women’s rights and feminism. This topic is important to me because being a girl growing up in today’s society, I have experienced and witnessed the violation of rights. Women’s rights guarantee that women will not face discrimination on the basis of their sex. Until the second half … Read more

The Politics of Knowledge in Feminist Literary Theory

To a substantial degree, the political system of patriarchy is dependent on the manipulation of knowledge. The biological, psychological, and economic discrimination against women, as well as other marginal groups, has relied upon the establishment of a singular construction of “truth” that is fundamentally exclusionary, yet regarded within the system as natural and objective. What … Read more

Conflict in The Yellow Wallpaper

In Charlotte Perkins Stetson’s The Yellow Wallpaper, conflict plays a significant role in the narrator’s worsening physical and mental condition. The author has used a diary format to give readers incredible insight into Jane’s state of mind. Stetson inserts John’s voice into his wife’s confidential thoughts, emphasising the control he has over her. Stetson’s use … Read more

History of Gender inequality

Gender inequality is not only the matter of a special country or place instead it has always been a global issue for people. Men and women are almost equal in the total universe but still women are not given equal status with men and this unequal gender role in nationalization process operates in every country. … Read more

Sweet Charity: How Pro-Feminist Concepts Are Captured In This Musical Comedy 

A musical comedy, “Sweet Charity,” based on [,featured] book by Neil Simon, earned nine Tony awards since its premiere on Broadway over 50 years ago. Originally choreographed and directed by the world-famous Bob Fosse, the musical is centric in the experiences of Charity Hope Valentine—a hostess at a dance club stuck in the innards of … Read more

Text Recension: “Sex And Death In The Rational World Of Defense Intellectuals” 

Carol CohnDr. Carol Cohn is a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the founding director of the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights; leader in the scholarly community addressing issues of gender in global politics, armed conflict and security. Her research and writing has focused on gender and security issues. The analyzed … Read more

The Goals and Ways of Achieving Gender Equality

Also known as gender egalitarianism or sex equality, gender equality is a standpoint that every individual should be treated equally in all life aspects (health, education, employment, leadership) without any discrimination on the basis of gender(Jayachandran, 2014). Under the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, one of the key objectives is to enhance gender equality … Read more

Treatment of Women in The Man of Mode

George Etherege’s The Man of Mode is a play that utilizes humor, wit, and satire to criticize the foolishness and vulnerability of women. In this illustrative and vulgar play, Etherege examines the mannerisms, dialogues, and behaviors of different female characters, such as Mrs. Loveit, Bellinda, and Harriet, in order to develop the argument of female … Read more

Limiting womens abilities to household chores

Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique created a social revolution in the 1960s by addressing the role of women in society and its effects on their emotional and mental health. Her words opened the eyes of many American housewives who felt incomplete and lost. Friedan helped these women empathize and associate with what she called “the … Read more

Text Recension: “Sex And Death In The Rational World Of Defense Intellectuals” 

Carol CohnDr. Carol Cohn is a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and the founding director of the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights; leader in the scholarly community addressing issues of gender in global politics, armed conflict and security. Her research and writing has focused on gender and security issues. The analyzed … Read more

The Differences in Gender Equality Between Men and Women

Gender Equality Gender equality requires equal enjoyment by women and men of opportunities, resources and rewards. Where gender inequality exists, it is generally women who are excluded or disadvantaged in relation to decision-making and access to economic and social resources. Women and men have had different roles in the community since the beginning. Under modern … Read more

Alias Grace Through a Feminist Lens

Feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and the organized activities on behalf of women’s rights and interests” (Merriam-Webster). This includes liberation from sexual, religious, legal, and economic oppression as well as breaking free from rigid gender roles, which are justified by the biological differences between … Read more

Representation of Women during Partition Through Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh and Ice candy man by Bapsi Sidhwa

In ‘Train to Pakistan’ Khushwant Singh represents the situations in Mano Majra (a small village of Punjab, Pakistan). Sikh religion is in majority in this village and Muslim, Hindu and Pseudo-Christian are other religions present in this village. They all live happily with brotherhood. But the partition makes violence and horror among the people. The … Read more

Understanding Of Feminism

Feminism has not changed today, but its focus has changed. Many women today have good education and employment opportunities just like men, as the early claimed feminist would have fought for them. Now, after getting all these equal opportunities, men are now discriminating them and at times abusing them in order to undermine their hard … Read more

Women’S Equality

Throughout the world’s history, there have been many issues that affect our lives everyday and the way our society runs. There are issues in which our country was influenced, the way in which the government runs, and our lives. One of these main issues has been women’s rights. Women got their rights later than men … Read more

Historical Background of Why a Woman’s Place is Considered to be in the Kitchen

Historically, men and women’s roles in the society were never dictated nor were their lives ever noticeably disconnected until the 18th and 19th centuries with the emergence of social stratification and industrial revolution. Before industrial revolution both men and women were treated and seen to be equal and men as well as women were involved … Read more

The Hungry Woman

Cherrie Moraga comes from a Latino background, her mother being half-Mexican and her father being American. Growing up as Chicana, a Mexican and American woman, she personally struggled with being able to her mixed identity. Her search to find her queer identity, the Chicano Movement, racial ethnicity discrimination, and her feministic approach shaped the culture … Read more

Female Experience and Feminism: Correlation

Most literary representations of the sexes include implicit and binary differences between women and men. Women are typically written as pure archetypes who strive to find constancy in their relationships. In contrast, men as seen as libertines who seek multiplicity, novelty, and otherwise rakish desires. In Fantomina, a venture of sex, love, and disguise, Eliza … Read more

What Is The Free Love Movement?

Over the course of history, the word ‘love’ has taken on various definitions by different philosophers, religious teachings, cultures, and movements. One popular movement which has established its own set of norms for the word is known as the Free Love Movement. Essentially, this movement rejects the concept of marriage on the belief that marriage … Read more

Feminism and It Affects to Society

“Women’s rights are a human right”, Hillary Clinton spoke to the United Nations in 1995. After that speech, she will be always be known as a hero for women and girls. Feminism has been fighting time over time from the past until now in lots of country in the world for women can be equal … Read more

Analysis of "Mariana"

‘Mariana’ is a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson which was published in 1830. This was an early stage of the Victorian era, a time when there was a plethora of social upheavals in England and Europe. As a composition, ‘Mariana’ is a beautiful yet ominous lyrical narrative, featuring themes of loneliness, isolation and rejection. It … Read more