A History of Feminism and Gender Equality in the Modern Philippines

  • Jia Li College of Music,Shanxi Normal University, Linfen,Shanxi041099, CHINA
Keywords: Feminism, Gender Equality, Gender, Development Approach, Gender Parity

Abstract

Gender inequality continues in Philippine society despite these attempts. Gender issues originating from power dynamics between men and women harm social progress. All educational institutions have a responsibility to educate the young with a gendered perspective. They hold the country's capacity to address gender issues.

Extinguishing social standards that identify women and men as unequal in value, contributions, and rights. Assessing whether men and women have equal access to fundamental freedoms and choices. This includes the agency and autonomy exercised by women in exercising their freedoms. 

To counteract conditions that diminish the value of women's contributions to society, there is an urgent need to highlight women's involvement and leadership in politics and government. Women's involvement in policymaking and policy implementation is an effective strategy for fighting the continuing spread of sexism and misogyny, as well as lobbying for gender-responsive legislation to be adopted and enforced.

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Published
2022-06-29
How to Cite
Li, J. (2022). A History of Feminism and Gender Equality in the Modern Philippines. EDUCATUM Journal of Social Sciences, 8(1), 31-42. https://doi.org/10.37134/ejoss.vol8.1.4.2022