Feminism IS relevant to young women today. Let’s take a moment to think about the topic that we have been given today. The negative team are arguing that feminism is irrelevant to young women at the present……right….so despite the fact that throughout history, women have faced many difficulties and have succeeded in overcoming them, feminism is irrelevant today….*intended pause*. Despite the fact that women have fought for equal rights – voting rights, working rights, sexism laws, and are still fighting workplace sexism. The fact that they are subjected to bullying (not that males are not), that they are subjected to violence, patriarchy….feminism is apparently irrelevant to the young women of the present. Does something not sound right about that? Feminism is VERY relevant to today’s society. We are here to discuss this topic, because there is a population of people who do not fully understand or fail to comprehend the importance of feminism in the young women of the present.
Good evening adjudicator, chairperson, fellow debaters, ladies and gentlemen. We, the affirmative team are here to ultimately convince you that feminism IS in fact, without a doubt, relevant to young women today.
We commend the negative team for their arguments, however we would like to point out a few of the flaws in the teams’ arguments. ……….REBUTTAL………..
Before I begin my arguments, I will introduce my team: Mariah, our second speaker will be speaking about...