Article | Estonia
English title: Taming the Phantom of Feminism in Estonia
Source: Formaat: Valitud tekste klassivõitlusest ja naisküsimusest 1996-2002 (collection of essays)
Keyword(s): feminism in Estonia | women’s movements | social constructivism | (anti)essentialism
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The essay discusses ways how feminism manifests itself in Estonia in the early 2000s. The author suggests that feminism in Estonia is present in the form of one-sided essentialism and points out major gender inequalities, such as women’s low representation in decision-making positions, the gender pay gap, and the absence of women’s movements in Estonia.