Example sentences for: patriarchy

How can you use “patriarchy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For 25 years, Daly has preached her brand of mystical feminism and revolution against the patriarchy to an all-female audience.

  • Thirty years ago, many items once necessary to female life--bras and girdles, hats and gloves, formal hairstyles and conventional makeup--were banished to the torture chamber of the patriarchy.

  • MacKinnon argues that sexual harassment laws are a necessary corrective to the oppressive patriarchy of the workplace, and she wants current laws stiffened.

  • Critics accused the group of advocating a return to patriarchy.

  • The bonds of hierarchy and patriarchy are not dissolved, but faded and weakened as never before.


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