Karen Woodall explains why modern feminism has nothing to do with gender equality.
A conversation this week with a global campaigner on equality for men and boys has spurred on my thinking about the biggest issue we face in delivery of services to support families through separation. That issue is, of course, feminism and the stranglehold it has upon design of policy, delivery of services which carry out that policy and evaluation of those service which in turn goes to feed the development of the policies which govern the delivery of services…you get my drift.
This circular, self replicating process has one thing in common and that is feminism. Everywhere you look, where children are concerned, health, education, family and anything linked to that, feminism drives the policy, the practice and the evaluation of the policy which in turn drives the practice and so on.
The discussion I was having this week was whether or not a global equalities for men and boys movement could align itself to feminism in order to achieve better outcomes for men and boys. The discussion went along the following lines….
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