In our efforts to transform our world for the better, there can be tension between the revolutionary spirit associated with youth and the acquired experience and wisdom of elders. But how far will we get without each other?
Championing women’s rights looked different for our mothers and grandmothers—and it will look different for our children. Our priorities and tactics may diverge along generational lines, but what do we share in common? And what can we learn from each other across generations?
The voices of older women and young women are particularly marginalized in society. Let’s take this opportunity to honor those women and girls the world needs to hear about. Tell a story that pays tribute to an elder you admire or celebrates an inspiring young person. Or recount your experiences of bridging a generational divide.
You can even grab a paper and pen, an audio recorder, a camera, or your phone and interview a woman from a different generation—and then share your conversation here.