Sat 16 Apr, 2022 04:54 pm
“A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”
― Gloria Steinem
"Societies are more stable if women are politically and economically empowered."
- Madeleine Albright
“Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.”
― Cheris Kramarae
"If men care about women's rights, the world will be a better place."
- John Legend
“A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.”
- Gloria Steinem
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
- Virginia Woolf
Girls are demonstrating how well they can do in school when they have access to education. But many, and particularly the most disadvantaged, are not getting the chance to learn at all. We shouldn’t be afraid of this potential. We should feed it and watch it grow.
- Malala Yousafzai
Not too sure if this is the right place for this, but here goes.
Samsung have been criticised for ad advert which shows a woman wearing headphones running through the city streets at 2am.
They seem completely unaware of attacks on women ontheir own late at night, especially as Ashling Murphy was murdered in January while out running.
Here's the quotation, from Esther Newman editor of Women's Running magazine,
"Women don't run at that time because we are too scared to. It's really shocking. I don't know any woman who would be running at 2.00 in the morning. Certainly not in a city."