Community Post: Disturbing Facts For Women Of The World
"66% of adult women worldwide are illiterate. - That's nearly twice the amount of illiterate men worldwide. UN studies have shown that increasing the literacy rate of women by 1% saves more children than increasing the amount of doctors 1%. This is why I'm a feminist." #feminism
Finally, An Anti-Rape Campaign That Admits Men Are Sometimes Involved
This campaign is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. I linked to an article about it, though the article also has links to the specific campaign site. I think the idea at aiming a campaign to teach young men not to rape, rather than only teaching women how to not be raped, is wonderful and necessary.
If all you want is a child born, not a child fed. That's pro birth. Not pro life.; -- Joan Chittister Nun Sister Joan D. Chittister, O.S.B. is a Benedictine nun, author and speaker.; -- -- http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2012/12/23/cost-raising-kids/1788415/ - American families can expect to spend almost $250,000 in the next 17 years raising a child.
Sister Joan Chittister: "I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking. If all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed and why would I think that you don't? Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is. "
Check out UNICEF's report: http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/rc11_eng.pdf One of the most striking features is how horribly the well-being of US children compares to the well-being of children in so many other wealthy countries. Unfortunately, the results aren't too surprising when you consider that in the US, health-harming corporations are legally allowed to functionally corrupt politicians/regulators so they can get away with making money off of products/practices that harm…
I pledge allegiance to the universe and all the life which it supports. One cosmos in our care, irreplaceable, with sustenance and respect for all. #quote #earthquote #healthy #universe #science #respect