“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
The one thing no one tells you about, no one warns you about, is period sexism. Or, more precisely period shame. Here, I will tell you what nobody dares:
When the girls in my school or sports team got their first period, most of them were proud to be a woman.
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