July 17, 2024

Category: Feminism


Gaslighting -shaming women for emotional reactions and for speaking up.

Before I heard of the word “gaslighting”, I had difficulty articulating why I shouldn’t be shamed for getting angry or upset at someone else’s behavior.  And then I read this article about it… I want to introduce a helpful term to identify these reactions: gaslighting. Gaslighting is a term, often used by mental health professionals […]

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Education, Feminism, Islam

Update on Malala

The Girl Shot by the Taliban, Becomes a Global Icon Not what the Taliban had in mind. The unfolding story of Malala Yousafzai comes with an inspirational quote: “If Pakistan has a future, it is embodied in Malala Yousafzai,” the editorial reads. “Malala has shown more courage in facing down the Taliban than Pakistan’s government and its […]

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