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I believe we live in a privileged era and in a privileged country and that if we, feminists, don´t make fundamental changes to subvert the order of things now, then we might miss a very big opportunity to make history.

Empowering women is not something that can be done just as a one-time thing, it is a daily duty that I take as my own.
I want my little girls to grow up to a world in which equity for the genders is not utopic, in which women are respected, in which social pressure is equally distributed.  I want them to understand about the responsibility of a world of equity

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Rebecca Traister Explores The Power Of Women’s Rage In ‘Good And Mad’ 1200 550 The Book Beacon

Rebecca Traister Explores The Power Of Women’s Rage In ‘Good And Mad’

At the JWA Making Trouble/Making History luncheon, 2012 I am puzzled by Rebecca Traister´s 2018 effort, Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger. On one hand it seems as the perfect moment for such a book from a powerful author as she is, on the other it feels as if it was rushed…

Untrue: By Wednesday Martin’ Questions What We Believe About Women? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

Untrue: By Wednesday Martin’ Questions What We Believe About Women?

Halfway between an academic study and a romantic statement about freedom, the new book by famous writer Wednesday Martin fails to deliver her message with the needed seriousness her Yale PhD in anthropology could grant. Anthropology Of Women´s Desires Momen are no more “naturally monogamous” than men; nor are their libidos shrinking violets. The central…

‘Heartland’ Tells How It Feels Working Hard And Being Broke? 1200 550 The Book Beacon

‘Heartland’ Tells How It Feels Working Hard And Being Broke?

There is a common belief that creates a vicious cycle and deepens the gap between social and economic classes here in the US and in many other countries in the world. The idea of the book, straight from the title HEARTLAND: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth…

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