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“On the one hand, I like the term ‘green wave’ because the tide comes, and it sweeps you in. But it also comes and goes, and this movement is here to stay, and it is not that it comes and goes like the tide,” reflects Celeste Mac Dougall.
“As I write these words I am thinking of women everywhere, like Zarifa Ghafari, the first woman Mayor in the conservative district of Wardak Province in Afghanistan who are bravely battling for their rights, their safety and security”, writes Dr. Shirley Graham, Director of the Gender Equality Initiative at The Elliott School of International Affairs.
NY Times Political Reporter Dionne Searcey Discusses Her New Book: “In Pursuit of Disobedient Women”
Now a political reporter for the New York Times, from 2015 to 2019 Dionne Searcey was the paper’s West Africa bureau chief and covered a range of economical, social, an political issues on the continent and their impact on women.
“This is a victory for the women’s movement in Argentina, which has been fighting for abortion rights for decades,” said Mariela Belski, Executive Director of Amnesty International Argentina.
Violence in public spaces should also be reviewed in the pandemic context. Although there is little official data available, several reports illustrate that violence, sexual harassment, and other forms of violence against women did not stop occurring during the isolation measures.
“Amanda Gorman set the world on fire with her incredible performance on Inauguration Day. And then a few weeks later the Duke and Duchess visited our Get Lit poetry class,” says Get Lit founder Diane Lane.