by Lizzy Olmsted
What is feminism?
The dictionary defines feminism as the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities, but today it is gaining a much more negative definition. Many opposed to feminism often call feminists "femi-nazis". This connotation of feminists being compared to the Nazi party has stirred controversy among the feminist community, but what is leading people to have this idea of "femi-nazis"?
Coco Chanel changed the way women's fashion was seen around the world. She designed trousers and men's style suits for women.
Friedan's book "The Feminist Mystique" is credited to starting the feminist movement int he late 60s and early 70s. She spent her life fighting for women's rights.
The young actress has created a new wave of feminist movement when her speech at United Nations called for a new way of looking at gender. Watson has also started the #HeForShe movement