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Women of the World, UNITE!

... Maybe what I meant to say is that women do not need anyone’s permission to command and govern.

... I think that although women are equal to men (and this has been proven), they still live under the empire of men. Why?

Perhaps what I am saying is that, although women have demonstrated sufficiently that are equal to men, that they are as capable as men, they have not shown it in the daily reality. It is perhaps a remnant of their supposed inferiority to men.

Looking at the global picture, there are few examples of women in power, and although rare, they are certainly deserving: Angela Merckel in Germany, Michelle Bachelet in Chile, Cristina Fernández in Argentina, Margaret Thatcher in the UK, Indira Gandhi in India , Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan. Queen Isabella in Spain, Golda Meir in Israel, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Liberia, Mary Robinson and Mary McAleese in Ireland, Vaira Vike-Freiberga on Latvia, Gloria Macapagal in the Philippines, Tarja K. Halonen in Finland. We can also talk about Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama in the United States, Evita Peron in Argentina, Catherine the Great in Russia, Policarpa Salavarrieta and Manuela Beltran in Colombia.

But .... their presence is so small!

How long will WOMEN allow men to speak for them? How long are we going to allow men to govern us?

Enough, woman!
It's the age of women!
The world needs women to command to truly change the world in all corners of the globe.

It is time to send the woman to the government, to enterprises, to universities, to the countryside: the age of WOMEN!

Women! Let’s raise our voice against injustice, against war, hatred, poverty, discrimination!

Let our voices be heard in all corners of the world ... against oppression and violence!

Women can show the world that we have a Life Project so different from men’s Proejct.

Women around the world seeking peace for our children, equity, justice, solidarity, fraternity, love ... PEACE!

WOMEN OF THE WORLD: UNITE!

Translation by Maria Cuellar. See original article here.

Comments

Maria de Chirikof's picture

I agree

I think it is partly how we were raised to "be polite" we must first seek permission and we need to remind ourselves that we have our own power and to trust in it. Thank you for this article,

Maria

LUZ MARINA JARAMILLO's picture

Yes!

I also agree with you. Thank you María for your comment.

Luz Marina

Nusrat Ara's picture

'We owe something to

'We owe something to ourselves too' That is what women got to believe first.

Nusrat

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