Men Explain Things To Me - Chapter 9: Pandora’s Box and the Volunteer Police Force Summary & Analysis

Rebecca Solnit
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The feminist movement addressed a long-standing, deeply rooted element in society. The inequality and abuse that women suffered has been widespread and entrenched into most of the world’s cultures. The majority of change has taken place in the last few decades. There have been are fits and starts but there have real advancements in women’s liberation. The Fourteenth Amendment, which was the result of the anti-slavery movement, has been a vehicle of support for the equality for women. Legislation about women’s reproductive rights has been presented and passed but it does not convince women that they do not have the right to control their own body.

Following in the steps of the advancements in women’s rights are the rights of gays, lesbians and transgender people. Not that long ago such people were...

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