Second Wave Feminism: Radical & It’s Connection to Human Rights

Jori
6 min readMar 4, 2022

The second wave of feminism was a reaction to the reintegration of society after the second world war. Women were returning to their roles as housewives as they were fired from their occupations to be replaced by the men returning from the war. Radical feminism began as a movement to end male supremacy in all areas of life, as well as rejecting the idea of opposing male and female roles in society. Throughout the movement, radical feminism sparked the conversation around legalizing abortions, created an atmosphere of urgency for the discussion of…

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