We live in an era where gender stereotypes are continuously challenged and more equality is demanded. Having said that, A high percentage of women are dependent on male family members to not only put food on the table but also to ensure their safe future. Many women are discouraged from taking an interest in financial […]
t’s time to bring up the F-word. By 2022, the path to gender equality (along with its nuanced intersections with race, class, and sexuality) will still be long and shifting. However, with today’s influential female voices, there is reason to believe that we are on the right track. To honor International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of 22 empowering quotes from feminist trailblazers from various walks of life who have embraced the power of their femininity—and who will inspire you to do the same.
We should honour the women who have come forward in their lives breaking barriers and have created history. Not only because their laurels deserve to be sung but because we are the fastest growing community of the century, we often forget to appreciate the woman we are! It has long been a tradition to celebrate Women’s Day, but have you ever done so in it’s true sense? I believe the answer is no, so this Women’s Day, take some time out of your day to celebrate the woman you are!
When was the last time you didn’t lower your voice in public when telling someone you’re on your period? The heavy stigma surrounding periods isn’t just limited to silence during biology classes when this topic is discussed; it also reflects how many women still have little to no knowledge about maintaining period hygiene, simply because no one is available to educate them. All it takes is one person with a strong desire to change such a mindset.
The emotional, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, ‘It’s a girl’. – Shirley Chisholm. Did you know that children have the ability to see the world as limitless, well then how come that changes? This changes when adults indicate that some objects or actions are off limits for children based on […]
My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one’s purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one’s self. — Coretta Scott King. This quote is reminiscent of Rani Rampal, India’s Olympic champion. With the difficulties she has faced for being the true inspiration that she […]