The world needs to understand the need for feminists, he said, while simultaneously addressing the importance of women’s voices.
“I don’t think it is a coincidence that women are being so underrepresented in politics, they don’t get the opportunity to speak up and do their work,” he said.
Rousseau’s comments were published in a book he has called The World of Women.
The book has been published in English, French, German and Italian and was published in October.
It contains essays by other prominent feminists, including Emma Goldman, Naomi Wolf, Germaine Greer and Anne Summers.
Rougeau has long spoken out about women’s issues.
In a 2011 interview with the New York Times, he called women who are raped or domestic violence victims “unnecessary”.
“If women don’t see the abuse they are experiencing, they aren’t going to have any voice.
They’re not going to be able to tell their stories, and it will not help to build an environment of hope, it will just reinforce this horrible cycle of violence and abuse,” he told the Times.
In 2017, Rousseaut wrote an essay for Vanity Fair, which was published under a pseudonym.
In it, she said women were often “not seen as a source of strength” and said that “the patriarchy was not born out of thin air”.
Rousseaux also has spoken out on the issue of women in politics.
In February 2017, she called for women to be heard on the streets, saying “the voices of the voiceless should be heard”.