2000s Where are we now?

As a new century began, the Movement was again under attack from conservatives seeking to rollback abortion and contraception laws and a new generation of women were re-evaluating some of its most basic assumptions, especially the balance between work and family.

Many younger women today actively dissociate themselves from the very word ‘feminism’ but point out that while their generation may not protest in the streets -- they have taken up the fight in their own way. While the face of feminism may have changed, the Movement is far from over, and new fronts in the struggle have opened up, especially overseas. As the movement for women’s rights spreads to new countries, the generation who inspired it can look back on a successful, if still unfinished, revolution.

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