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Cover Story - May 16, 2018

Fine points of feminism

Woodside scholar says a tradition of feminism in France is hard-won

by Dave Boyce

Few could argue that women seeking to obtain for themselves the rights and privileges enjoyed by men have been engaged in an effort that has been ongoing for a very long time. Their efforts have drawn the disdain and repudiation of powerful men, and the campaign is hardly over, as demonstrated most recently by revelations that launched the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.

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