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What's Feminism Got to Do with It?

From these women and men comes the really bad news for the feminist movement: The overwhelming majority of American women perceive feminism as irrelevant. In their view, feminism is not talking about the women's issues that most concern them and it is not writing a compelling story about women's lives. Worse, it is not writing a convincing story about our world.

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The Pope's New Feminism

The Catholic Church has been a vigorous proponent in international settings of social and economic justice for women. This article provides evidence of an enviable historical record of concern for women by the Church.

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Feminism and the Family an Indissoluble Marriage

Harvard law professor Mary Ann Glendon led the Vatican delegation to the UN Beijing Conference on Women in 1995. She soon discovered that the working document in Beijing contained defects which corresponded closely to the defects of 1970s' feminism.

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Letter to a Young Girl

How beautiful when a bride can say to her husband on their wedding night, "I have kept this garden virginal for you, and now, with God's permission I am giving you its key, knowing that you will enter into it with reverence."

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Click, Clack

In her book "What Our Mothers Didnt Tell Us: Why Happiness Eludes the Modern Woman", Danielle Crittenden documents how feminism has imposed a rigid new set of feminist prejudices.

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Should we have sex on the brain?

Some government programs are now offering dollars to universities, in the form of salaries and grants, if they hire women, and only women, for professorial science positions. But Dr. Doreen Kimura, one of the world leaders in the field of sex differences and cognition, points out there is "no evidence" for systemic discrimination against women in science. Recent neurological, hormonal, and psychological studies argue that men and women differ not only in their physical attributes, but cognitively in how they solve intellectual problems leading them to have different occupational preferences and skills.

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Rescuing Feminism from the Feminists - a book review

A new, more responsive feminism does seem to be gaining ground. Unlike its predecessor, the emerging feminism of the nineties attends to the real-life needs and aspirations of a wide range of women. It wrestles with harmonizing family life and employment in world where a balance struck either way is risky. It sees women and men as partners rather than antagonists in the quest for better ways to love and work. The new feminism is inclusive rather than polarizing; open-minded rather than dogmatic. It recognizes that the fates of men, women, and children, privileged and poor alike, are inextricably intertwined.

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