1. Belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.
2. The movement organized around this belief.
Usage example1: The immature democracy of India was unable to pass the Women's Reservation Bill, killing the idea of feminism.
Usage example2: Feminism is not just an ideology, but also a need of a developed nation.
Happy Woman's Day (8th March 2010). This day we salute the Woman, who is the mother of all of us. Let us salute those great woman who took that extreme pain, that a man could never feel, to give birth to us. Love you mom, mummy, mother.