Women's Consciousness Raising

Archive Report

Resurgence of Feminism in New Form

The time for bra-burning may have passed but this is not to say that the women's liberation movement has played itself out. On the contrary, the currents of change released by the movement are still coursing through the nation and their effects are being registered in many areas of American life. The movement's crowning achievement is that it has raised the consciousness of the people on the issue of sexual equality. As a result, women are acting—and men are reacting—as never before to the ideas fostered by the movement.

Where it will all end no one can say, but the portents of major social change loom large. For the feminist revival that began in the latter half of the 1960s ...

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