Intersectional feminism: what it means and why it matters right now

by UN Women

“From the disparate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in communities around the globe to international protests against racism and discrimination, current events have shown that we are far from achieving equality. Trying to interpret and battle a multitude of injustices right now may feel overwhelming. How do we take on all these issues, and why should we? Intersectional feminism offers a lens through which we can better understand one another and strive towards a more just future for all.”

…Intersectional feminism centres the voices of those experiencing overlapping, concurrent forms of oppression in order to understand the depths of the inequalities and the relationships among them in any given context.”

 

Read the full article at: https://medium.com/@UN_Women/intersectional-feminism-what-it-means-and-why-it-matters-right-now-7743bfa16757