What is another word for the women's movement?

Pronunciation: [ðə wˈɪmɪnz mˈuːvmənt] (IPA)

The women's movement, also known as the feminist movement, is a social, political and cultural movement that aims to achieve gender equality, women's rights, and the elimination of gender discrimination. There are various synonyms used to describe this movement, including women's liberation, women's rights movement, women's empowerment, gender justice movement, and feminist activism. Each of these synonyms emphasizes different aspects of the women's movement, ranging from the fight for women's social, political, and economic rights to addressing gender inequality and oppression. Regardless of the term used to describe it, the women's movement has played a significant role in shaping modern society and continues to influence the fight for gender equality around the world.

Synonyms for The women's movement:

What are the hypernyms for The women's movement?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    feminism, Equality movement, Female empowerment movement, Gender Equality Movement, Social justice movement, Women's rights activism.

Famous quotes with The women's movement

  • I think I would have died if there hadn't been the women's movement.
    Dorothy Allison
  • The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.
    Maya Angelou
  • I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me.
    Bea Arthur
  • When it comes to two of the big social earthquakes in the last fifty years - which are the gay movement and the women's movement - I think there is a direct line from Kinsey to those.
    Bill Condon
  • Without Police Woman I wouldn't have had a career. The show started about the same time the women's movement was taking off. Ours was the first prime-time one-hour show featuring a strong, professional woman. It paved the way for other series to follow.
    Angie Dickinson

Related words: women's rights movement, the women's suffrage movement, the women's liberation movement, the feminist movement

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