The Wrongs Of Today's Feminism
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The Wrongs Of Today’s Feminism

It’s wrong to demand equality when the number of sexual harassment cases of all degrees faced by women is critically higher than men in the world.

From trafficking to sex slavery, women are the most vulnerable to sexual violence all around the world starting from homes to workplaces.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau 2018 report, one rape is reported every fifteen minutes in India.

It’s wrong to demand equality even when there exists a huge gap between males and females in the ownership of wealth around the world.

According to a CNBC article (read here), the total wealth owned by 22 of the wealthiest men in the world is equal to the entire wealth owned by all the women in Africa.

According to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Gender Gap Report, India is ranked 108/149 on the Gender Gap Index.

It’s wrong to demand equality when women are bound to do all the domestic work without any incentive. Domestic work has been inducted to the gender roles of women for centuries and we are just supposed to continue it.

According to a report from the International Labour Organization, women do 4 times more unpaid care work than men in Asia and the Pacific.

It’s wrong to demand equality because where else will men take their masculinity and frustrations out.

According to a 2018 report by the National Family Health Survey (NHFS-4) released by the Union Health Ministry, every third woman, since the age of 15, has faced domestic violence of various forms in India.

But movies like Thappad is corrupting our Nation’s culture.

It’s wrong to demand equality even when men fill up the leadership positions of the world in a ridiculously disproportionate manner.

The oldest democracy in the world never had one female President and the largest democracy in the world had one female Prime Minister over all these years.

Look at how Jacinda Ardern handled a pandemic better than her male counterparts, but still, women only belong in the kitchen.

Check out this article by Scroll: Women leaders handled coronavirus better than their male counterparts – and the data shows that

It’s wrong to demand equality when religions and faith all around the world unleash gender-specific discrimination against women, even in matters including menstruation, an essentially biological process for the survival of humans.

Women are outrightly disqualified from the influential positions in religion and faith, making faith an excuse for discrimination.

It’s wrong to demand equality because otherwise, without feminism, how would we be able to care about the rights of men.

This is considering the fact that issues including male sexual abuse are only taken seriously when some feminist brings up the topic of women’s safety.

It’s totally ridiculous to demand equality when men are comfortable where they’re.

Check out: Gender Equality Rights In India & Everything That’s Wrong With It!

It’s wrong to demand equality because it will otherwise lead to the destruction of the long-held patriarchal notions which indoctrinated certain rights and liberties to women as a matter of pity.

We, humans, need one group within ourselves to be submissive to maintain the ridiculous sexist balance we always celebrated.

Feminism has always been about equality and upliftment of a gender that was otherwise discriminated against for centuries.

If you think it is wrong, it’s only because of the fear of giving up on the hidden luxuries you enjoyed under the veils of patriarchy for all these centuries.

So nope, nothing is wrong with today’s feminism. It’s on point and the proof to that is the fear, the movement exerts on patriarchy and patrons of patriarchy.

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