We asked women why they refuse to be called ‘feminist’
Feminism has always been a divisive concept.
During the suffragette movement, plenty of women turned their backs on their fighting comrades. In fact, there was even a Women’s National Anti-Suffrage League, set up by women who opposed women being granted a vote in British parliamentary elections.
And since then, plenty have moved away from the ‘burning bras’ feminist stereotype dished out during the ’70s.
But according to a recent report by the Fawcett Society, only 9% of British women actively describe themselves as a feminist.
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