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Title: Feminist movements in France


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Feminist movements in France
  • Symantha Tillinghast
  • - Chantal

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  • Feminism- the doctrine advocating social,
    political, and all other rights of women equal to
    those of men.

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  • Most women who yes do believe in women's
    rights dont like to be called feminists because
    it seems like they hate men, and are aggressive

4
  • The feminist movement began to become popular in
    the 1970s

5
  • In 1971, the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    and the Citizen brought an immediate response
    from writer Olympe de Gouges who amended it as
    the Declaration of the Rights of Men and the
    female citizen

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  • if women were accountable to the law they must
    also be given equal responsibility under the law.

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  • The fall of the conservative
  • Louis- Philippe in
  • 1848, gave hope
  • to feminists.

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  • Eugenie Niboyet founded La voix des femmes
    (The Women's Voice) as the first feminist daily
    newspaper in France socialist and political
    journal

9
  • The Women's Union for the Defense of Paris and
    Care of the Injured was founded on 11 April 1871.
    The association demanded gender equality, wage
    equality, right of divorce for women, and right
    to professional education for girls. They also
    demanded suppression of the distinction between
    married women, the abolition of prostitution in
    closing the maisons de tolérance, or legal
    official brothels.

10
  • In 1909, French Feminist Jeanne-Elizabeth
    Schmahl founded the French Union for Women's
    Suffrage to advocate for women's right to vote.

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  • 24 March 1944 French women gain the right to vote

12
  • In May of 1968 the creation of the Women's
    Liberation Movement emerged advocating for the
    rights to contraception and to abortion.

13
  • Valery Giscard dEstaing was elected President
    and nominated nine women to his government.

14
  • Simone Veil was
  • the first female
  • minister

15
1974
  • Zelensky and Sugier founded the League of Womens
    Rights. They helped get the bill passed for
    abortion in 1975.

Annie Sugier
Anne Zelensky
16
  • Yvette Roudy passed the 1983 law against sexism

17
  • Le Barbe is Frances bearded feminists, these
    women wear fake beards because they feel that
    France is a man dominated society.

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Le Barbe
  • Le Barbe translate to the beard, but also has
    another meaing of enough is enough.

19
  • They protested at the Cannes film
  • Festival because not enough female
  • directors. They also protested at
  • Senate meetings.

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2011
  • French feminists protested to rid the word
    Mademoiselle from the French language.

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  • http//www.youtube.com/watch?vqLJyPNG3Xzk

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Work Cited
  • http//jwa.org/encylopedia/article/veil-simone.
  • http//www.rfi.fr/actuen/articles/101/article_493.
    asp
  • http//www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jun/2
    9/la-barbe-feminism-france
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feminism_in_France
  • http//www.npr.org/2011/09/29/140931817/french-fem
    inists-say-non-to-mademoiselle
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