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Ruth has a total of four chapters, so I’m gonna do the whole thing in one post but it will be kinda long. There are three named women in this book: Naomi, Ruth and Orpah. 1,507 more words


An educational response to violence against women - women's self-defence classes

The New Year’s attacks on women in central Cologne have left a lasting mark. Cologners tend to see their city as a haven of tolerance, and of safety. 275 more words


Her's Day Thursday

When I opened my internet this morning, I got a glimpse of today’s Google Doodle:

Intrigued, I clicked on the picture and learned that today is Hertha Marks Ayrton’s 162nd birthday. 282 more words

The purposes of women's education: a look at Mansfield Park and Emma

‘Give a girl an education,’ says Mrs Norris in Mansfield Park, ‘and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without farther expense to anybody.’ This stark cost-benefit analysis, applied to charitable undertakings by the well-off, might surprise us. 3,082 more words

Jane Austen


Anecdotes ~ Can be amusing or historical tales, urban myths or legends. There might be a fable, an allegory, a yarn about a character in my book. 433 more words


Gender is about all of us

A few weeks ago my colleague and I organized a gender workshop for the other faculty members in our college.  We met daily for several weeks to prepare and, honestly, I was more nervous than I’ve been in years.  314 more words



In honor of International Women’s Day, the Front Row women answered the question: What should teachers tell their female students? To find the answers, watch the video below: 179 more words

Teacher Talk