I have come to understand that in order to effectively advance women’s rights, we need to galvanize a global women’s movement.
We’re born with the desire, but we don’t really know how to choose. We don’t know what our taste is, and we don’t know what we are seeing.
I couldn’t find anyone doing something about the astounding injustices women were experiencing, so I decided to do something myself. I cannot tell you how many people ridiculed my efforts.
The Internet is a collective hallucination: one of the best humanity has ever generated.
Citizens identify with something larger than themselves – if one’s country is attacked, it can feel like a personal attack in a way that a fellow bank customer’s account theft does not feel like a personal invasion.
Like life, peace begins with women. We are the first to forge lines of alliance and collaboration across conflict divides.
Sometimes you just have to jump off the cliff without knowing where you will land.
Since I was 15 years old I have dedicated my life to serving women.
Black Fergusonians have shown that they will vote when they have something to vote for and know that their vote will count. Seventy-six percent of them turned out in November 2012, when Missouri was a key swing state for Barack Obama’s reelection.
By accepting what the external structures have told us we need to do, we have given the power of our realities and ourselves to others. It is time to tell a new story for women, and that can only start with women.