Cultural feminism

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cultural feminism talks about the type of feminism affecting women in regards to women empowerment.

Cultural feminism developed from radical feminism. It is an ideology that attempts to revalidate what cultural feminists consider undervalued female attributes. It is also a theory that commends the differences of women from men (Alcoff, 2006). Brooke Williams is credited with introducing the term cultural feminism in 1975 in order to describe the depoliticization of radical feminism (Taylor and Rupp, 2006.) Cultural feminism is a variety of feminism which emphasizes essential differences between men and women, based on biological differences in reproductive capacity. Cultural feminism attributes to those differences distinctive and superior virtues in women. What women share, in this perspective, provides a basis for "sisterhood," or unity, solidarity and shared identity (J. Lewis, 2010).

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PRINCEWILL, J (2019). Cultural feminism. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from

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JULIAN, PRINCEWILL. "Cultural feminism", 09 Apr. 2019, . Accessed 07 Mar. 2021.


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JULIAN, PRINCEWILL. "Cultural feminism" (2019). Accessed March 07, 2021.