Manuela Sáenz is a curious case indeed. She was a Latin American revolutionary figure from the continent’s turbulent 19th century. The revolutionary times opened up a space for behavior defying gender, class and racial norms, which created the first seeds for emancipatory women’s movements. Since her passing, Sáenz has gained
Feminism has become a many-faceted movement since the first demonstrations for equal rights. Today’s struggle is not only about equality but also differences among women all over the world.
Social movements are inherently the result of their social context, and no movement serves a better example of this than feminism. On its surface, feminism may seem like a straightforward and self-contained social movement, but on closer examination it becomes clear that feminist movements can’t be separated from the historical
How Islamophobia Took Root What have you heard about Muslim women recently? “They are meek.” “They are oppressed.” “Their hijab is a barricade.” “Feminism is unknown to them. Equality is denied.” But what if I told you these are gross generalities? There is a rich fabric of various women’s movements