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Feminism on College Campuses

In the early 1970s in the United States, feminism began to grow on college campuses, mainly as a result of the development of women's studies programs, which was considered the academic arm of the feminist movement. In the 21st century, college campuses continue to be an active site of the evolving feminist movement as many national feminist and women's organizations have a presence on college campuses. Feminism on campuses today largely revolves around issues of sexual violence, reproductive choice, and feminist identity.

Women's Studies

Given its origins in the feminist movement, women's studies programs have been activist in their framework, seeking not only to develop theories about women's roles in society, but also to implement strategies to change these roles. Today, women's and gender studies continue to ...

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