Sojourner Truth And Feminism

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Feminism stresses the importance of political, economic and social structures that mold human societies. It also emphasizes that gender should be considered when looking at the effects of domination, power, powerlessness and oppression in society. As is known throughout society, women are continuously discriminated and oppressed in ways that are different than men. Feminist theories were first seen as early as 1794. One in particular was “Ain’t I a Woman” in which Sojourner Truth wrote about women having limited rights because men have a flawed perception of women. This seems to be one of the most common ideals surrounding feminist theories. According to Turner and Maschi (2015), “Central to feminist theory is the belief that the inferior status