Second-wave feminism and the attitude of Islam to it

Document Type: Original Article

Abstract

Nowadays, we are witnessing various crises and challenges in different areas. The women's crisis is one of the most significant of these crises, and feminism is a solution for solving this crisis, according to the Westerns.The researchers have emphasized the sexual equality perspective(gender equality) to define feminism. The main purpose of the feministsforeliminating all gender differences between social roles of men and women has distinguished this movement from others. The movement has attempted to consider women and their concerns as the ideological base. However, this movement faced political, economic and other challenges during the achievement of this goal to the extent that the feminist scholars neglected women.
Feminism is an organized movement to achieve women's rights andan ideologyto transform society, which was formed in the late nineteenth century in opposition to some social inequalities. The second-wave feminism began in the 1960s,and its advocates believed in reconstruction and revolution, and also called for the full equality of men and women in all social, psychological and cultural spheres. About the increasing growth of such schools, the rich scientific knowledge of divine schools, such as Islam,should not be ignored. Islam also has evidence to show the ineffectiveness of these movements. The present article aims to consider the two theories of Islam and second-wave feminism from the standpoint of philosophical foundations and origins.

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