If Vietnam makes you think about anything, it would be about feminism. I say this, probably because I can’t get my Vietnamese friends to talk about gender equality when it is one of my most favorite topics to argue about. 879 more words
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We love it when we have interviews with writers who remind us how blessed we are to have this skill. Maryam Afolabi is simple yet profound. 443 more words
Welcome to the Future Female series, our weekly blog, promoting everyday gender equality.
My hope for the series is that a collective of stories will promote healthy values and empower women of all ages to go about their daily lives influencing a behaviour change, so that being treated equally in the home, in the workplace and socially is the norm. 851 more words
I have been introduced to the raw beauty of a woman. Mind, body, and soul.
During my Spring quarter of Junior year at The Evergreen State College, I took a class titled “What is she saying?” In this class I read ten books by only female authors always trying to answer the question, what is she saying? 594 more words
Recently, I was scribbling in my writing journal (as I usually do) about everything and nothing in particular. After a while, my mind wondered (as it usually does) to the kind of books/essays/articles which I enjoy reading, the writers of those articles and why I enjoy reading the work of those writers. 119 more words
I recently read that we are our stories. That’s all we really are: Stories.
So, these are pieces of mine, small pieces that I’ve selected to share because of an idea I came across earlier today: stories can heal and stories can injure; it all depends on how we tell them. 989 more words
Task #14: Read a book about war
Book: Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: Anchor (2007) (First edition by Knopf, September 2006) 733 more words