Thinking of the victimised women and girls in Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria and throughout the world. Equal rights! An end to Misogyny!
I see no reason why men cannot be feminists. I am not a woman. I am not black. I am not religious. I am not disabled. But I do possess empathy.
What I stand for is tolerance, freedom and equality. That is simple enough.
That makes me a feminist. I believe that women should be treated equally. That is fair and just. That means equal pay for equal jobs. It means equal employability. It means changing some of the rules to ensure equal participation. It means women in positions of power.
I do not see this as contentious. Women are just as able and intelligent. What has prevented equality has been the structure of society. Women need equality in education and the work-place. In order to achieve that there has to be some changes. The foremost of these appears to me to be child-care. It is about time that governments…
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