The Idea of Solidarity

Over the years, feminism has faced many obstacles. For starters, the term itself has held a negative connotation in our society. These are the radicals, the man-haters, the anarchist; women that are bent on the destruction of all existing social order. Asides from this, the feminist movement is also often questioned. What is their purpose? Are they really looking for systemic change or is this movement just another excuse to cause chaos? These are just a few of the obstacles that the feminist movement deals with which also gain most of the public’s attention. Beyond these questions, however, there is a  bigger problem that needs to be addressed. That is the problem of the lack of solidarity across the feminist movement. Continue reading