NOW: "Given the hoopla surrounding Sarah Palin's and Hillary Clinton's historical political ascendance, why does the US rank so low among countries for percentage of women holding national office?"
Freedom of expression for some is not enough.
We must work for freedom of expression for all.
Human rights for some is not enough.
We must work for the human rights for all.
Peace for some is not enough.
We must work for peace for all.
I, come what may, will not be silenced.
Come what may, I will continue my fight for equality and justice without any compromise until my death.
Come what may, I will never be silenced.
- TASLIMA NASRIN
The dystopia described in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale is being played out on a daily basis today in several corners of the globe. The aim of this blog is to help keep track of real-life heroines and women's issues in general.
The main message: never take any freedoms for granted, no matter how small.
"We have to recognize that the price of equality in pluralism, like the price of liberty, is eternal vigilance." - Carl N. Degler