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Twitter Reacts to Imran Khan’s Comment on Feminism & Motherhood

This is how Twitter reacted to Imran Khan’s comment on “Western feminism” and motherhood. 

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chairman Imran Khan.
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A mother has (the) biggest influence on a person ...a real mother, that is. I completely disagree with this Western concept, this feminist movement... it has degraded the role of a mother...when I was growing up, my mother had the most impact on me.”
Imran Khan to Hum News (Pakistan)

Former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has landed himself in a major controversy in light of his recent comment on the “Western concept of the feminist movement’’. The Tehreek-e-Insaf party leader said that the Western notion of feminism degrades the role of a mother.

His remarks did not go down well with most users on social media. Some even claimed that he does not even have a shallow understanding of feminism, leave alone an “in-depth’’ one.

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“Irresponsible and Misleading for Young People.”

“Expected of Him...”

While a lot of users were lashing out, some said that they are not too surprised with the comments as it is pretty much “expected”of him.

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“Feminism is Nothing Without Motherhood...”

There were also some people who supported Khan’s statement:

There were some who pointed out that his ex-wife is an outspoken feminist and a great mother. Is there a lesson there?

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