The Mother of All Questions - Feminism: The Men Arrive Summary & Analysis

Rebecca Solnit
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Continuing from the preceding essay on “An Insurrectionary Year,” Solnit focuses on how in 2014 not only have women made great gains in having their voices heard, but men have also begun to change their attitudes and join in the feminist movement. She cites such men as Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, comedian Aziz Ansari, and former football player Chris Kluwe as men who have been vocal about women’s rights.

One of the main changes in men’s attitudes is the recognition that perpetrators are to blame for rape, not the victims, as has been the flawed general way of speaking. Moreover, there has been a greater sense that men are not only responsible for keeping themselves from violent and discriminatory acts, but that they are also responsible for discouraging and preventing fellow men from doing so.

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