In some circles, the words "feminist" and "gender equality advocate" are still viewed as pejoratives. Isn't it time to stop arguing over semantics?
Feminism is not the hatred towards men. The point of feminism is not to discriminate against men. Feminism is not a movement to discourage men. Feminism is not a movement plotting to pull all men out of power.
"If men said no to FGM, trust me, families wouldn't get their girls cut."
A remarkable global collaboration is underway in support of gender equality, and universities are playing a key role in it. The initiative is UN Women's HeForShe campaign, and its 30 Founding IMPACT Champions are 10 universities, 10 corporations, and 10 heads of state.