"We push women to study, to get a great job then at some point they have to choose between a family or a career. Women shouldnt have to choose" Licia Ronzulli often brings her daughter at the European Parliament as a symbolic gesture to reclaim more rights for women in reconciling work and family life.
As the Jesuits and other faith groups have stated before, the Administration’s actions are intended to offer millions of our undocumented community members the opportunity to remain with their families and to work legally in the United States without the constant fear of deportation.
Her name is Ibo. She is a little Somali girl who was only seven months old when I met her, back in March 2011, while I was a correspondent for the Romanian national TV, covering the Arab Spring. I took a picture of her at a border-crossing point on the Tunisian-Libyan border. For the rest of the story go to: http://stories.unhcr.org/
There is something both inspiring and heartrending in the struggles of refugees. Several years ago, on an advocacy visit to the programs of Jesuit Refugee Service Ecuador, I interviewed a Colombian refugee, a beautiful young woman who had suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of paramilitaries and human traffickers.
Walking While Fat and Female – Or, Why I Don’t Care Not All Men are Like That
Walking while a woman (in her case an overweight woman but I think it's a problem almost every woman in our culture, especially those who live in high density areas experiences) - great essay on the pervasive semi-violent street harassment one woman has put up with
Shocking reality: a record 33.3 million people were internally displaced in 2013 due to conflict and violence. A new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council shows that 63 per cent of these IDPs were just from five countries: Syria, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Sudan. Read more here: http://www.unhcr.org/537334d0427.html