WOMEN
08/11/2014 09:20 am ET Updated Aug 11, 2014

Why Women Still Need Feminism: Financial Choices And How To Make Them

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If there’s a label that is more widely misunderstood and misused than “feminism”, I’m not sure what it is.

The reason I’d never even consider joining a social media campaign like #WomenAgainstFeminism is that I’m fairly sure most of the people who participate so vehemently don’t really understand what it is they’re rejecting. It has nothing to do with the ability to wear short skirts and makeup and flirt and sleep with whoever you want, or with the right to stay home and raise as many children as you want.

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