Ria Sharma of Make Love Not Scars Talks About Feminism and Equality

"It doesn't mean that you only stand up for your gender"

"I suppose feminism means different things to different people. But for me, it's something as simple as equal rights. Just to be put on the same platform as the supposed 'superior' gender. And feminists today have picked their own specific issues, which is great to see. I work with acid attack survivors and while many may think it's a woman-centric crime, we get lots of male survivors too. And that's the whole point—when you believe in feminism and in equal rights, it doesn't mean that you only stand up for your gender."

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