I speak for many when when I say “I love women”. International women’s day is, in essence, a day to appreciate the ladies in your life. However, scratching beneath the surface of the day for many radical 3rd wave feminists out there, it’s a springboard to annoying political activism and male-bashing.
The age old debate of where government responsibility ends and where personal responsibility takes hold is more rife than ever. With the pushing of egalitarian policy, to the demanding of government to fix our media and healthcare. Where is the limit?
The sincerely tragic death of Love Island presenter Caroline Flack, has rocked the UK. The passing of the reality mogul has sparked controversy on the future of the show as well as government intervention on cyber bullying and the legitimacy of the British tabloid press also being called into question.
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.