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“Children shouldn’t be punished for not fitting stereotypes, they should feel proud to be who they are. That’s the message I want to get across.”

 Case File No.4: Cheryl Rickman.

File under: #campaigner #storyteller #childrensbooks #sociology

You don’t need to be a parent to feel irked by the way kids’ toys and clothes are marketed: pink and frilly for girls, blue and rugged for boys. 1,916 more words

Inspiration

It's Now Illegal For Canadian Companies To Require Women To Wear High Heels To Work

There’s much to be lauded about the government of Canada – with its pro-immigration outlook and Justin Trudeau’s open hardheartedness on, well, on pretty much everything – from… 311 more words

Women

The 10 ways my sons and daughter are not so different at all

By Lauren Apfel
@laurenapfel

I am a mother of three boys.

When I see a list of what it is to be a “boy mom”—and I see a lot of them—I bristle. 971 more words

Parenting

#YesSheCan

Culture of Kazakhstan does not seriously perceive women as a workforce able to do the jobs of men. Gender stereotyping is still widely present and lots of time is required to destroy it. 215 more words

Culture

Ten Things I would like to #Uncolour this Holi

Hope everyone had a Happy Holi ! Chancing upon the #Uncolour campaign on Twitter really got me thinking about what perceptions and prejudices I would love to change this Holi. 240 more words

Women

Amal Clooney Talks About ISIS. Populists Talk About Her Baby Bump!

It’s interesting – a woman can speak her mind, argue intellectually, but her body is the first topic of discussion. It’s nauseating really.

Amal Clooney is an international human rights lawyer (though she’s known more as the wife of George Clooney). 230 more words

Women

My Speech on Women's Day

Hey Lovelies,

Hope you had a rocking Women’s Day. I sure did. Here is my speech:

Feminism