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
Category: 32nd edition – Feminism
“Not just a feminist.”
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.
Feminism in a Historical Context
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
She’s Still Here: Muslim Women on the Frontlines
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