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women's movement

Syllabification: wom·en's move·ment

Definition of women's movement in English:

noun

A broad movement campaigning for women’s liberation and rights.
Example sentences
  • Although the intifada is a rather late phenomenon, it was preceded by grassroot mobilization in the form of women's movements, student's movements, trade unions and solidarity organizations.
  • So, my model is sort of the civil rights movement model, the women's movement, the movement to end the war in Vietnam.
  • Our advocates and allies in the women's movement and the community movement become facilitators of this process.

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