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The feminist movement (also known as the women’s liberation movement, the women’s movement, or simply feminism) refers to a series of political campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women’s suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of which fall under the label of feminism and the feminist movement. For the next 15 years, America saw a historic outpouring of women’s poetry supported by and supporting the women’s movement. As editor Moore points out, poetry was vital to the movement, articulating previously unexpressed lives, empowering others as the poets found their own power/5(7). The book is crucial to understanding the current campus movements to end impunity for sexual assaults and the international initiatives to end rape as a weapon of war. “Battered Wives” “Battered Wives,” by Del Martin, is the book that broke the deep and deadly silence. It remains the best general introduction to partner violence and. Make club book selection a snap by adding possible club picks, then vote (anonymously) on your favorites. Happy Book Hunting. Explore Top Club Picks & New Releases—all rated & reviewed by book clubs. Discover Books by Adjective. Based on over 1,, book club ratings and reviews. Save Now, Save Later. Save your top picks to your personal.
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