“Women are people too,” (las mujeres también son personas) fue lo que dijo uno de mis estudiantes como respuesta a un trabajo escrito. La pregunta era si África necesitaba tener un número mínimo de mujeres CEO. Las respuestas de mis estudiantes fueron un poco sorprendentes. El sólo hecho de que este alumno encontrara necesario enfatizar esto, me […]Read more "Relatos de Mozambique: “Las mujeres también son personas”"
By Andrea Alarcón I have been in northern India for about a week, traveling around with my mother. From now on, I will commence writing about my experiences as women traveling alone (after India my mom goes back home and I will continue on my journey by myself) and my impression of women’s lives in […]Read more "Women in India"
By Andrea Alarcón A coworker of mine, let’s call her Monica, just had a baby boy. While off on her one-month maternity leave, our boss found another web producer to temporarily take her place. Now she’s back, but not to her old job, but to a less prominent one (equal pay), since no one wanted […]Read more "Motherhood and the Workplace"
By Juliana Jiménez Now, for the first time in history, people who aren’t married outnumber those who are. It’s very interesting to look at how the media are trying to analyze this, sometimes insightfully, sometimes a bit less than. A New York Times article, Alone Again, Naturally, reveals: “A woman discovers the answer to the […]Read more "Thanks NYT, the Answer to All Our Questions About Marriage, Re-Marriage, Finally"
By Andrea Alarcón The Phillipines is the last country in the world, together with Vatican City, to ban divorce. This may change as they try to pass a law to allow it, yet how would this change the landscape? Al Jazeera’s reports on the lives of women who are victims of abusive marriages, and are […]Read more "Why Divorce Is a Great, Great Thing"