Definition of women's liberation in English:

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women's liberation

noun

[mass noun]
The liberation of women from inequalities and subservient status in relation to men, and from attitudes causing these (now generally replaced by the term feminism).
Example sentences
  • It was a broadly based movement committed to a programme of social reform, women's liberation, national liberation and parliamentary democracy.
  • Lennon's interview with Ali and Blackburn, published in the Red Mole socialist newspaper, touched on racism, women's liberation, revolution, workers' control of industry and socialism.
  • International Women's Day is on 8 March - Socialist Worker celebrates the day with some words from women who have led radical movements or fought for women's liberation and socialism

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