e-papers, Women

If you need to speak, speak

''…There is a tendency – particularly for women – to believe that if they work hard and for long enough they will be sufficiently recognized and rewarded. Genna Gardini, a writer and educator, spent many years trying to make herself invisible in order to “quietly produce interesting work that surprises people”. However, upon reflection, she learned… Continue reading If you need to speak, speak

America, Women

What message does Hillary Clinton have for Monica Lewinsky?

This time I have been thinking about some strange things of Hillary Clinton for her candidacy as the first woman president in the US and on the other hand I have been thinking the impeachment against then President Bill Clinton. Impeachment was based on allegations that President Clinton had illegally lied about and covered up… Continue reading What message does Hillary Clinton have for Monica Lewinsky?

Poetry, Women

Root of the society

(Poetry) Women are the root Men are branches Deeper the root, Stronger the trees Bigger the branches Blossoming the flowers Nicer the garden Greener the society   Invisible roots Holding soil to stand the tree Visible branches; Oxygen, rain and green All are from the root Power of women Without who Can’t get life  … Continue reading Root of the society

blogging, Women

Memory Banda: A warrior’s cry against child marriage

When her sister reached puberty, she was sent to a traditional “initiation camp” that teaches girls “how to sexually please a man.” She got pregnant there — at age 11. Banda, however, refused to go. Instead, she organized others and asked her community’s leader to issue a bylaw that no girl should be forced to marry before turning 18. Continue reading

e-papers, Women

The mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse

The Department of Justice says that more than half of the rapes on a college campus take place by serial rapists, because outside of the university system, if they rape somebody, they'll be prosecuted, but when they get on a university campus, they can rape with impunity. They're not prosecuted. Those are the kinds of things that go on in our society...

e-papers, Women

Public humiliation is a commodity and shame is an industry: Monica Lewinsky

“A marketplace has emerged where public humiliation is a commodity and shame is an industry,” she asks. “How is the money made? Clicks. The more shame, the more clicks; the more clicks, the more advertising dollars … We are in a dangerous cycle: the more we click on this kind of gossip, the more numb we get to the human lives behind it. And the more numb we get, the more we click.” ...

Quotations, Women

Sunday’s Quotes: Plight of Women in 21st Century

Women are half the world’s population, working two-thirds of the world’s working hours, receiving 10% of the world’s income, owning less than 1% of the world’s property.

Economy, inequality, Women

International Women’s Day: Better educated women are paid substantially less

There is big discriminating between male and female which reflected in their wage too. The woman who asked me about the participation of women in the party brought immediately to mind that during the globalization era the welfare of women was not given global attention.