Feminist Criminology And The Feminist Movement Essay

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Part A The following essay is going to discuss the topic of feminist movement, specifically emphasizing on the topic of feminist criminology. Feminist criminology is the ongoing fight and battle that woman be granted the same rights as those of men, and that they be treated equally, which erupted in the 19th century. Women got tired of not receiving the same treatment and rights that were being granted to men. I believe that women are just as deserving of having the freedom and right to exercise their opinions by voting, posses the qualities making them capable of working, and have the knowledge and power to commit crimes, just as men do. Women should have a say in regards to who is in control of our country, be allowed to engage in activities outside of the home by working, and face the consequences for their actions. Women who commit crimes should not go unpunished, having their actions ignored, and they should be punished equally to men who commit crimes of the same or similar nature. Gender makes no difference when it comes to voicing ones opinion, being allowed to work outside of the home, and punishing ones actions when a crime has been committed. Feminism has 3 different stages or eras. American feminism originated in 1848 at a women 's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York, where a “Declarations of Sentiments and Resolutions” was passed. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott carried out their agreement to hold a convention involving women’s rights.…

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