Palestinian Women Farmers Turn Renewable Agricultural Waste Into Energy and Family Income!

African Women Farmers Create Mermaid Art Image from #WOMENSART @WomanArt1 . For more wonderful images check blog at http://Womensartblog.wordpress.com You might be thinking that rural women, women living under occupation, or in dreadful circumstances, really can't make any impact on our global climate emergency---and why would,they even want to, given all they are going through? … Continue reading Palestinian Women Farmers Turn Renewable Agricultural Waste Into Energy and Family Income!

The Niceness Trap

Activist Greta Thunberg's fierce, outraged speech at the UN Climate event this week showed the POWER and GLORY of a plain-speaking child addressing a gaggle of naked Emperors. Without a profane word or a footnote, a prevarication or stumble, she articulated the world's unwillingness to address our mass extinction event. Brava, Greta! You are speaking … Continue reading The Niceness Trap

The Kandakas of Sudan: A Biblical-Islamic Queen Inspires Modern Day Women

Sudanese protester Alaa Salah urges on crowd during Sudan uprising Alaa Salah by Lana H. Haroun (@lana_hago) You may not have ever heard the word "Kandaka" before until this past year of protests and government overthrow in Sudan. Even now, this name for Nubian Queens, or "strong women" may not be familiar to you, unless … Continue reading The Kandakas of Sudan: A Biblical-Islamic Queen Inspires Modern Day Women

Mona Eltahawy: Civility Will Not Overturn the Patriarchy | Literary Hub

Eltahawy's new book, Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, unmasks the power of refusing to "Be Nice", as she shows how polite civility suppresses women's voices against oppression. She brings insights from global female activism that illustrate the power of reclaiming verbal outrage.  Mona Eltahawy argues for the power of female profanity as she mines … Continue reading Mona Eltahawy: Civility Will Not Overturn the Patriarchy | Literary Hub

Leading Girls: Why NCAA Coach Muffet McGraw Won’t Hire Male Coaches

Notre Dame Women's NCAA Basketball Coach at the Final Four "How are these young women looking up and seeing someone that looks like them, preparing them for the future? We don't have enough female role models. We don't have enough visible women leaders. We don't have enough women in power. Girls are socialized to know, … Continue reading Leading Girls: Why NCAA Coach Muffet McGraw Won’t Hire Male Coaches

WOMEN New Photograph of a Young Harriet “Moses” Tubman Shared by the Smithsonian Institution

Taken around 1868 and found in an album kept by a comrade Abolitionist, Tubman is seen here in youthful middle-age (perhaps early 40s), showing a calm strength and self-possessed manner. Other extant photographs show her as an old and frail woman; in this new photo, she radiates power and purpose. See her here: apple.news/Ar8SMnS_QRyq3Jcdum_Z3zw