We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ”You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful, otherwise you will threaten the man.”
Feminist: the person who believes in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.
~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Actress Ashley Judd has written a piece on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, describing how the Court’s decision could negatively impact global women’s health.
“By giving credence to the religious view that IUD use is controversial, the Supreme Court may have inadvertently opened a door for attacks on federal support for IUDs and other lifesaving family-planning options that can affect women’s health beyond the United States’ borders,” writes Judd.
Read more via Al Jazeera.