Womansplaining: Navigating Activism, Politics And Modernity In Pakistan By Fariya Hashmat

Womansplaining, by Sherry Rahman, is an anthology of essays that unfolds the labyrinth of complexities women encounter in patriarchal societies. A collation of 22 leading voices of feminists belonging to different eras and diverse professions, this book delves into the profound impact patriarchy is havingon the everyday life experiences of women. A multitude of themes are scrutinized through the lens of feminism and activism. In this context, feminism is classified as a synergized set of ideologies and dogmas focusing on the patriarchal system, which is intertwined with myriad of societal dimensions pertaining to social, cultural, economic and political spheres that structure gender inequality between men and women. Feminist or women’s activism, refers to the movements which aim to define, establish and defend the rights of women. Read More

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