Women's liberation  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Women's lib is an informal denotation of the feminist movement for equal rights; women's liberation

Women's Liberation in the USA

The phrase “Women’s Liberation” was first used in 1964, and appeared in print in 1966. By 1968, although the term Women’s Liberation Front appeared in “Ramparts” it was starting to refer to the whole women’s movement. bra-burning became associated with the movement. One of the most vocal critics of the whole movement has been Bell Hooks, who comments on a lack of voice by the most oppressed within the movement, and their glossing over of race and class, which she says was part of its failure to address "the issues that divided women".

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