International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part G (2016)
A prospective study of feminism waves, phases, issues and critical analysis
Feminism refers to a social movement to empower women. Feminist believe that women should enjoy the same rights in society as men and that should share equally in society’s opportunities. This article offers a very basic introduction to feminist, and several prominent schools of thought in feminist literary criticism there are in three ways namely first wave and second and third wave feminism and also give the gist of phases of feminism. Feminist represents an attempt to give a voice to women and the female perspective. This paper explains major challenges facing feminism are feminist frontier, media, glass ceiling, social inequality and violence against women and also it deals the feminism in critical way.