Actress Jane Fonda, who's poised to participate in a campaign at the United Nations about gender equality, gave a little advance notice of what she might talk about, telling a national media outlet that patriarchy is so problematic it can actually drive terrorism.
The Associated Press reported she first said male power is "wounded now, but there's nothing more dangerous than a wounded beast, thrashing about, flailing its tail with the barbs on it, and a lot of people are really getting hurt badly."
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She also said "the most intractable problem that humanity faces is the problem of patriarchy," something she blames in part for the rise of global terrorism and the degradation to the environment, Townhall reported.
"There's a lot of guys who won't stand for" any challenge to their patriarchal leadership, she said.
Fonda joined with widely known feminist Gloria Steinem to found The Women's Media Center, an organization dedicated to reporting on gender-related issues and inequalities between the sexes.
She is due at the United Nations on March 12 to help Equality Now, a women's rights group, launch its campaign to counter gender discrimination around the world.