Was the feminist movement a success or failure?

How has the feminist movement been successful?

They earned women the right to vote.

Perhaps the greatest feminist achievement was helping women win the right to vote, as well as the right for female political candidates. The suffrage movement of the early 20th century culminated in 1920 with the passage of the 20th Amendment.

What were some of the failures of the women’s movement?

In summary, the women’s movement did not succeed in finding equality as the movement produced discrimination toward minority groups, created an unforgettable backlash of radical feminism as a whole and caused women to fix the inequalities that the movement created by opening the doors for liberal feminism.

What were the failures of the suffragettes?

A lot of the suffragette activities were counter productive. The 1912-14 violence alienated public opinion, and many were shocked by the actions of the Suffragettes. MP harassment turned the public opinion against Suffragettes – they couldn’t win over leading politicians like Asquith.

What are the positive effects of feminism?

As feminism challenges restrictive gender norms, improvements in women’s access to health care, reproductive rights, and protection from violence have positive effects on everyone’s life expectancy and well-being, especially children.

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