The Nation: Women's Liberation Revisited

The New Feminism is a cultural, social and psychological phenomenon. Women's Liberation, "the movement," is its visible, articulate and activist manifestation. A look at the organizations, aims, difficulties and range of opinions that help make up Women's Liberation in all its diverse forms:

ORGANIZATIONS. Women's Liberation formally began with the founding in 1966 of the National Organition for Women, which remains the largest and most influential movement group, the original umbrella under which other groups pressed their individual programs. Its membership has doubled to 18,000 in the past year; around 255 chapters now...

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