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If you’re serious about diversity, you might want to give Women’s Equality Day a miss
I can attest to the fact that repeating a message over and over again – chanting it, with bells and whistles, banners and bazookas – is not the way to win over a critic

It’s Women’s Equality Day in the US on Saturday and I’d forgive you for thinking that it’s more important than ever for us to mark the occasion.

Stateside, politics’ most powerful person thinks it’s acceptable to refer to women as pigs, slobs, dogs and disgusting animals. And that’s just in public. He regularly launches galling attacks on the appearance, temperament and manner of females. Or simply treats them with such indignity and inappropriateness that I’m sure even some chauvinists cringe.

Women have marched in the US on numerous occasions against Donald TrumpGetty
Women have marched in the US on numerous occasions against Donald Trump

More fundamentally, there are countries in the world where women can’t drive, can’t serve on the frontline and have no say in whose children they bear. In some places, courts automatically grant custody of children to their fathers. In India, rape laws don’t apply to most married couples. Cont…Read full original article…

Source: Independent

26 August, 2017, 5:40 pm

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