|womens rights in canada
By: Angela Spiers
With the emergence of the Women's Movement, a deep cleavage was created in gender relations, seemingly pitting women against men in the struggle for equality and status. An effect of this separation in spheres, was a collective of men feeling as if they were being misrepresented, or left behind during a revolutionary period of changing gender relations. A product of this was the conception of men's groups around the world. This paper attempts to look at the development of the men's movement in Canada since its emergence more than 10 years ago, it's origins, and the significance that it plays in gender relations today, whether this be as a threat or a compliment to the women's movement and the advances that have been gained by means of their work. The Men's Movement, contrary to what many believe, is not a homogenous coalition of groups in pursuit of the same goals. Much like the diversity seen in the Women's Movement,...