Eco Feminism a New Horizon of Feminist Movement, Its Socio Economic Aspect in Present Globalized World as well as India

  • Susmita Dhar
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  • Susmita Dhar

    Assistant Professor at Sister Nivedita University, India

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Feminism or feminist movement is the rights of women and campaigns related to their right to life. They have their own rights and voices against various kind of violence against them. To uphold the sustenance of women power and right feminism is the main weapon of today’s world which voicing about their rights relating to reproduction, equal pay, women’s suffrage, maternity leave, sexual harassment etc. The movement of women and environment is a new concept under the genus of feminism which establishes women’s connection with their environment. This is called eco feminism and it is rather a new idea which prioritizes women interference with natural environment. Eco feminism is a species of feminism establishes and examine the relation between women and nature. In 1974 French feminist Francoise d’Eaubonnecoined the term with the basic of gender equality in relation to women and environment. It is a commitment of womanhood towards environmentalism in this patriarchal society. It voices against the unjust ways and treatment and dominance over women and nature. The women folk are playing the most important role in creation of the humanity by giving birth to a new life. So women are having an intimate relationship with nature due to their biological preference. Though they are vulnerable and sensitive species without them proper environmentalism cannot be carried on.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 4, Page 969 - 982


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