Relatos de Mozambique: “Las mujeres también son personas”

“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 […]

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Read-It Round-Up May 8, 2012

By Juliana Jimenez Elle Magazine on Hilary Clinton‘s growing cool: http://www.elle.com/Life-Love/Society-Career-Power/At-the-Pinnacle-of-Hillary-Clinton-s-Career I like the piece in general. Just have a problem with two sentences there: “Her solution, unsurpris­ingly, is to increase women’s participation. But before the crowd’s eyes can glaze over at the prospect of hearing another speech about the justice of giving women a […]

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The Problem with “Pimping”

By Juliana Jiménez In the same way that the reaction to Trayvon Martin’s death revealed the charged and potentially racist meanings of a hoodie, the reaction to Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s arrest last week on a warning of “aggravated pimping” highlighted an Orwellian distortion of the meaning of the word “pimp.” A large swath of the public’s reaction to the news […]

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