Feminism: A Ruse or a Shield
“It is I – who’s sat on a pedestal so high, It is Me – who’s borne generations passing by, Yet I be cursed – to not hold a man’s pride, And Lo! Turns my hymn into a battle cry….”
A female in her lifetime has been taught since the beginning of time to protect herself from ignominy. Be it the Mayan Civilization where the first female warriors were known to exist or Indian, Greek and Roman Mythology in which the figure heads of War and Planning are females. If standing up for the betterment of a particular part of the global society is called a ‘ruse’ – there cannot be anything more shameful in this ‘new age world’.
Especially because Feminism is not being ‘introduced’ to insert a certain status for the women kind in the society but is actually reinstating what has faded away from this society. It is agreed that any ‘new’ aspect in its introductory phase has to face a certain amount of spits and caresses, however the equality of both sexes is in the process of being ‘reminded’ to today’s people!
Speaking of today’s scenario – this has got to be the most pertinent case of irony. Feminism was initiated in the early 13th century, since then women like Christine de Pizan, Laura Cereta, Jane Anger, Maria Astell and Tarabai Shinde have risen in times when the Woman was forced to her knees facing the male chauvinism that pertains in our world.
It is agreed that a Man holds more physical power than a Woman, but does this physical outperformance overshadow the massive and impressive demure of a woman? This is said because not even today’s generation of men can state that they are better in a emotional or mental depression. It has always...