“Education is a power for women.”
- Malala Yousafzai
“This question is hard!” a student good-naturedly pointed out to me. “You always ask such broad questions.” “Of course it’s hard,” I said. “I want you all to think, to think deeply, to - how do I put this? - learn things.” I gave her my “Call me crazy” shrug and she turned back to her discussion partner to figure out “What is a girl?”
Gender is the fundamental construct for how a society understands difference.
- Women Under Siege
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