If all living beings are to be treated with love and dignity, then why women are subjected to a variety of tortures both physically and mentally? I wonder how men can misuse religion to justify the beast of man chauvinism and interpret anything to the best of their greed.
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Her pale skin devoid of any youthful glow was sticking tightly to her small bone structure, giving her a look of someone who had faced malnutrition. Her age must be around 16-17, but she had been married for a couple of years by now. With a naïve but strangely somber
“Morey (Mama), why am I not going to school like Lala (elder brother)?” said the daughter of a maid to her mother. Her mother scolded her to wash dishes silently. This is the story of the 10-year old Gulalie, who works with her mother as a maid at different houses
It's not novel for human societies to relate the oppression and exploitation of weaker groups done by powerful elements to the will of God. Often, when we suffer because the absurd rules made by humanity itself won't let us ease our pain by making our own choices, we are told
A burgeoning filmmaker, Savannah Rodgers is a part of the “small, but mighty” Kansas City filmmaking scene in Kansas, MO. She is a film student at the University of Kansas and acts on the Board of Directors for Kansas City Women in Film and Television. Also, she is the film
Let's talk about feminism: Because being a feminist as a teenage girl is many things but easy.
So what is feminism? For me, being a feminist means fighting as hard as I can to make sure that, one day, my daughters won't have to grow up with the problems I'm growing
2 years ago, I handed in my resignation, left corporate life and was ready to conquer the world. And I did conquer. I used up my savings to follow my gut instinct; I dared to change, I dared to fail, and I also dared to succeed. I lifted myself out
A particularly annoying side effect of being a girl is knowing that I will always be judged on what I wear, no matter how intelligent I might be. Everybody looks at me before they listen; that's normal. The thing that really gives the problem is that people listen to me
Have you ever tried to define what women empowerment really means? Would it mean solely that we thrive for gender parity and we are working for that glass ceiling disappear? Or would this concept imply something beyond the career ladder and reaches far beyond our office desk? Would women empowerment
Men and women are born to complement each other. To support each other. And that's the purpose of their presence in this world. A country prospers only if and when both are allowed to depict their talent and contribute something to the society to make it a better place to