My black history number one is always Wangari Maathai and all the women who have led the way here. Do you guys remember the Fourth World Conference on Women that took place in 1995? I do. After the conference, my father and the men of my childhood started to deal with women’s insolence, opinions and … More Black history month is here! Feminists, independent or autonomous black women?
We should all have the same opportunities and the same pay for same work. What does this mean for child care when finally, they arrive in my life? Do children need 24 hours of care from parents (read mother) to turn out well? To feel stable, to feel loved, to feel acknowledged? One of my … More Feminists Having Children
I suppose we all have, ok. maybe not all of us. some of us maybe? a few of us? Never mind! For those of us who have read the book, Too good to leave, Too bad to stay, the knowledge that it could be time to leave, or time to commit, probably comes after Diagnostic … More Too good to stay relationships?
Delusional, I know. I am born Kenyan. So I feel a kind of pride in the name Obama, though according to his birth certificate, he is American. Most of the jury in my head is still out on that one. I am a woman, so I feel my feathers flutter every time Mr Obama, the … More Bye Bye Michelle!!! Finally you are leaving President (Mr) Obama!
In December, I read an interesting piece which challenged gentlemen to avoid Scandinavia because their services were really not needed. Or appreciated. Today, on my way home from work on the commuter train, the presence of a gentleman made itself felt. And I immediately remembered the piece referred to above. So when I got home, … More Gentlemen alive and well in Scandinavia
Here’s why. Tales of passion by @Isabel Allende is worth listening to @Tedtalks just to understand that standing up for >50% of the world population is the right thing to do. Now & going forward. And while on careers and pay, does anyone really do this?? Or is it a joke to keep us on … More Borrowed: Equal pay for women isn’t just fair—it’s a game changer for the economy
A all-male council decided that two girls, a 23 & a 15 year old, should be raped and humiliated. Why? because their brother stole another man’s wife. It’s like living in the stone age!! In some places, women live worse loves than homeless dogs. Women are stoned or disfigured with acid for their own crimes. … More Girls sentenced to be raped for brother’s crimes. Really??! Seriously???!