Love Matters answers your top questions about feminism:
In very basic terms, feminism is the belief in equal rights for everyone.
No, it’s about everybody being equal, regardless of their gender, sexuality, race, abilities, and so on.
The earliest forms of the movement, as early as the 15th century, were considered as only women speaking on behalf of their sex and gender.
Because there are still many differences in the way different people are being treated.
Autonomy over your body, child marriage, male and female circumcision, human trafficking, pay gaps, sexual and gender-based violence and many, many more.
No, not at all. Instead, it’s about everybody being equal, regardless of who they are, where they are from and what they believe in.
No, anybody who believes in equality can be a feminist.
No, there are many different streams of feminism, but they all believe that equality is important.
No. Same may choose not to, because, what you do with your body is up to you. But you can shave and be a feminist.