Minority groups have struggled for a long time in the fight for equality of opportunity. Whether it was a member of the LGBTQ community fighting for societal acceptance or racial minorities trying to eliminate race-based discrimination for example, there were significant obstacles to overcome in our western civilisation.
Yesterday, former leader of the green party, Caroline Lucas has began attempting to form an all female only cabinet to mitigate the prospect of a no-deal Brexit happening on October 31st.
Feminism has undergone a major social shift during the last couple of decades. The two original feminist waves in the 19th and 20th centuries helped gain legislative and socially-backed advances in women’s rights. The suffrage movement, in the 1800’s and throughout the 1900’s, helped to liberate the female gender.
As of 15th of May 2019, in Alabama and some other states that have been looking to follow suit e.g. Ohio, have passed a Pro-life stance bill with regards to abortion in the US. Similiarly, in the state of Georgia, they’re looking to pass what they denote as the ‘Heartbeat Bill’.