''…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 →
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 →
(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 →
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
“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.” ...
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.