Gender Justice | VOL. 10, ISSUE 61, July-August 2010 |

Thinking Water Thinking Women

Scholars have argued that women have affinity with nature because both are subjected to domination, women by men and nature by culture. Nature in their imagination is equated with femininity and culture with masculinity. The proponents of this ideology contend that cultural artefacts have destroyed nature through destructive technologies of modern patriarchal structures and controls. Men have likewise been instrumental in subordinating women. The proposed synonymy between women and nature also comes from the fact that women have the power...

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