The feminist movement is a social movement that calls for equal rights and dignity between men and women. In the course of its history, it has given rise to several different forms in practice and theoretical thought, which is why the term feminisms, in the plural, is generally preferred: there are socialist, psychoanalytic, liberal, third-world, postcolonial, multiracial, theological, libertarian, antipornography, and other feminist currents.

The feminist movement has radically changed both society and family and individual relationships, laying the foundations for equal opportunities in education and the workplace for millions of women together with social mobility, which had historically excluded women. It has changed women's social, sentimental, sexual, and reproductive lives, stressing desire, the choice of self-determination, and the subjective awareness of their bodies and ...

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