feminism(s)

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Definition

Political stance and commitment to change the political position of women and promote gender equality, based on the thesis that women are subjugated because of their gendered body, i.e. sex.

See also: emancipation of women

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Source(s)

(1) Pilcher, J., and Whelehan, I. (2004). Fifty Key Concepts in Gender Studies, London, Thousand Oaks; (2) Šribar, R. (2015), ‘Glossary of common terms in gender equality and feminist theory’, in M. Ule, R. Šribar and A. U. Venturini, eds., Gendering Science: Slovenian Surveys and Studies in the EU Paradigms, Vienna, Echoraum.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1130