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Feminism: From Origins to the Third Wave

“I do not wish women to have power over men but themselves”- Mary Wollstonecraft Introduction The term ‘feminism,’ born in the 20th century, is a powerful political force defined by two fundamental beliefs: the acknowledgment of women’s disadvantage due to their gender and the commitment to overthrow this disadvantage. This ideology challenges a deep-seated “mobilization ...

Concept of Equality

Concept of Equality

Equality is the principle of ensuring fairness and equal treatment for all individuals, regardless of their differences or backgrounds. It promotes a level playing field where everyone has the same opportunities and rights. Introduction The idea of equality stands as a defining feature of modern political thought, challenging the classical and medieval belief in natural ...

Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft: Pioneer of Feminism and Women’s Rights

Mary Wollstonecraft was an 18th-century feminist philosopher and writer whose pioneering work, “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman” (1792), laid the foundation for modern feminism by advocating for women’s equality and education. Introduction Mary Wollstonecraft, an influential eighteenth-century feminist writer and intellectual, was born on April 27, 1759, in the vibrant city of London. ...

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