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    Default International Women's Day and feminism

    March 8th is International Women's Day; a day to celebrate how far we've come, and a day to bring to the spotlight how far we still have to go.

    Unfortunately, it's also a day that people say we don't need; that women are equal and feminism is a load of rubbish. I'm disappointed when I hear that from women.
    So, I'm curious, do you identify as a feminist? If not, why not?
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    Yep I sure do. Why? Bc I believe men and women should be treated equally. That is the very definition of what feminism is.

    As to those that say women are equal and it's a load of rubbish - IME those people are usually the very ones who don't believe in or treat women equally and ironically are the very essence of why feminism is still relevant!

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    In spades.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Yep I sure do. Why? Bc I believe men and women should be treated equally. That is the very definition of what feminism is.

    As to those that say women are equal and it's a load of rubbish - IME those people are usually the very ones who don't believe in or treat women equally and ironically are the very essence of why feminism is still relevant!
    I realised after I wrote it that answering the why if you are a feminist is kind of void. I've edited my OP.

    I agree about those usually being the reason why we still need feminism.

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    I definitely do!

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    Yes I am. Because equality matters and we're not there yet.

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    Absolutely.

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    Yep

    I saw this on facebook today and thought about how so many of these views still exist in society today (especially if you read the comments section in articles!)
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    According to the Wikipedia definition yes I am/do.

    Do I think more needs to be done to encourage equal opportunities and respect in society? Yes, absolutely.

    Does this mean I think people should be paid the same regardless of their individual skills and experience? No. ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1457430921.292623.jpg


 

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