Top 10 Reasons Why We Still Need Feminismsofiyagulyamova Since “feminism” is considered to be the word of the year in 2017, I find it necessary for people to know why we need it now, in 21 st century. When we speak about feminism in our modern world, people get automatically diversed into two groups: those who say that women are already equal to men and those who disagree with this statement. Yes, for sure women have a lot more rights than they ever had. However, these days women still have so much inequalities and injustice to deal with. Below, I will list and open up top 10 reasons why all the representatives of female gender need feminism.
The Top Ten
Most of these are problems that are nonexistent in America. America DOES NOT need feminism, the middle east, Africa, and parts of Asia do - ryanrimmel
Mostly in third world countries. But, still. It's terrible. But what does feminism have to do with this again?
You don't want feminists in America because you hate equality. If you had it your way less women would be working and housewives instead.
Remove child marriage! - BorisRuleV 3 Comments
A lot of women are sold into slavery, beaten and forced into prostitution these days. Once traffickers or pimps effectively bring their victims into the system of prostitution, keeping them alive takes minimal effort. And the women remain stuck in the destructive cycle of a lifestyle of prostitution. Sex trafficing exposes them to increasingly dangerous situations, damaging them physically and mentally, destroying their self worth. Due to statistics, every two minutes a child is being prepared for sexual exploitation in the US. - sofiyagulyamova
This is disgusting - HufflepuffGeekGirl
This is very disgusting.
What is honor killing? Honor killing - a form of punishment, when a member of a family (girl) is murdered by another one due to a “shameful” (usually, loosing virginity before marriage or dating/marrying a person that was not approved by parents or other family members) act by the victim upon their family/community.
Nowadays, honor killings are often associated with countries in North Africa and Middle East. But in countries like Jordan an Iraq the legal system tacitly approves of honor killings, which is a huge problem. For sure, the steps are taken to stop honor killings, but the problem is also in the subordinate role women plays in society. According to a study held in 2003, nearly half of Jordanian boys and 20% of girls believed that killing a woman in the name of honor is justifiable.
And to all the women that are being shamed for being sexually active, please remember that your virginity is no indication of your quality unless you are olive oil. - sofiyagulyamova
The main reason that I think that this is a problem is that "Sluts" like to talk about their sex life, post about it on social media, or just do the ole' french kiss in public. If they just kept their sex life to themselves, then well, nobody would have to hear about it and things would be a lot better. Freedom of speech but its still gross. - Yatagarasu
I'm not a feminist myself but no one (especially females) deserves to be slut shamed.
An act that includes shaming women for being sexually active or “behaving” in a way that says something about her sexual life is called slut-shaming. It’s a huge problem because women’s sex lives and sexuality are matters of their own choice and isn’t anyone else’s business. Women’s appearance is being criticized (often by men) for being too sexual. They are also often blamed for being victims/survivors of rape. Both of the examples are used in order to dominate and control women and make up rape culture. - sofiyagulyamova
But what about false accusations? Not saying it's a bad thing for women to come forth after being sexually harassed. But the accused is always innocent until actually proven guilty. - Phillip873
Especially on male rape victims. But victim blaming on female also exists. - BorisRule
Victim blaming is an act where the victim of a crime, an accident and etc. is held as wholly or partially responsible for the wrongful conduct that was committed against them. Millions of women are being victim blamed after telling people who surround them that they were raped or sexually harassed. Usually, people ask victims questions like “What were you wearing? ”, “What else were you expecting? ”, “Why were you walking alone? ”, “Why weren’t you at home at night? ”, “Were you drunk? ”, meanwhile rapists are not asked these questions. In most cases, after being blamed for something woman feels “dirty”, ashamed and embarrassed.
Victim-blamers need to understand that when they blame victims they support rapists. - sofiyagulyamova
Sofiyagulyamova-if only 46% are reported how do u know about the rest
Men are raped too. Media twists it around so you only see girls getting raped. - CartoonCriticizer
I've had a someone say to me, "it doesn't matter if she says yes, all men are rapists."
What? When did rape become sex with both gender's consent? - WheresMyGuitarPick
How are people gonna call someone a slut for getting raped? - EliHbkV 1 Comment
I'm a man and I don't tell women what to do with their bodies. - Phillip873
This list has to be the most ignorant thing on the site
This site is stupid. Please take this list down. America doesn't need Feminism. - CartoonCriticizer
I don’t do that. - Userguy44V 3 Comments
Sounds disgusting - PerfectImpulseX
Hmmm, I don't hear any of you complaining about male circumcision.
FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) - includes procedures that partially or totally remove female genitalia or cause injury to it for NON-MEDICAL reasons. Traditional circumcisers usually carry out the practice. FGM is internationally recognized as violation of female’s human rights. Also, female genital mutilation is mostly practiced in sub-Saharan Africa and the Arab states. However, women living in some countries of Asia, Eastern Europe, Australia, North America and New Zealand are also affected.
In most cases, FGM is made under unsanitary conditions that lead to problems with health such as hepatitis с or even HIV. And unfortunately besides physical traumas like complications during child birth, anaemia, urinary infection, fever and etc., they also have to deal with mental problems like stress, feelings of anxiety and depression. - sofiyagulyamova
Pressured to achieve body perfection or sports dominance, men often resort to using steroids, which causes irreversible damage to internal organs, and affects thinking.
Doesn't this go for both genders - Yatagarasu
Men are defined by their success and how much money they make, but you only see one side
Ok. This site is the weirdest thing I've seen in a while. Don't make it seem like women are the only people that are defined by looks. Men are defined by their looks, and their financial situation. So get this list off this site. - CartoonCriticizerV 2 Comments
Wearing booty short in public isn't the best idea if you want to avoid this, but this is pretty rude indeed - EliHbk
This one is stupid. This is for bad feminism why feminism is RUINED nowadays.
Catcalling - leaving verbal comments, whistling, honking, kissing noises, staring, groping, stalking women and girls in public places. According to an online survey held in 2008, OVER 99% of 811 participants (females) told that they had experienced some form of street harassment. Catcalling is really degrading and disrespectful.
After being catcalled a lot of women blame themselves for wearing “inappropriate”, “too short” clothes, feel themselves uncomfortable, threatened and scared. - sofiyagulyamova
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2. Forced prostitution
3. Child marriages are still common
2. Child marriages are still common
3. Women are defined mostly by looks