Tag: Feminism

What will you tell your daughters about 2016 TED

Sometimes you come across words that reach inside, squeeze your senses and leave an unforgettable imprint. Chinaka Hodge is a writer and educator, and presented this spoken word piece at TEDWomen in October 2016. Since I first heard it many months ago, I’ve thought about it so often, that I wanted to share it with […]

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When I listened to Emma Watson speech at the United Nations to launch it’s HeForShe campaign I knew a new era of feminism had arrived. Thank goodness. The HeForShe campaign is a solidarity movement for gender equality. It is as much about breaking down male stereotypes and freeing men of expectations, as it is about […]

Julia Gillard The Misogyny Speech

Never I have thought that a politician could be so brave, so direct and so on point. In 2012, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave a speech that directly addressed the issue of sexism and misogyny of political leaders in parliament. It caught world attention for her calling out the gender-bias and discriminative views displayed […]