Are all women feminists? - ProProfs Discuss
Topics-
Products +
     

Are all women feminists?

Are all women feminists?

Change Image    Delete

Asked by M. Krasinski, Last updated: Dec 20, 2018

+ AnswerRequest Answer
...

1 Answer

C. Jackson

C. JacksonContent Developer, Austin
Content Developer, Austin

Answered on Aug 22, 2018

No, not all women are feminists. In fact, during the height of the feminist movement in the 1970’s there was a counter-feminism movement, led by Phyllis Schlafly. She believed many women “enjoyed their roles as mothers and housewives”. She was very outspoken against the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) warning if the ERA passed women would lose child support and would be eligible to be drafted for service in the military.

Many women today still enjoy their roles as mothers and housewives and don’t really care about feminism. In addition, other women believe they can be strong and independent and don’t need to join a movement.

 Reply

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.