Gender Equality; Mourning RBG and Celebrating Her Legacy… The Beloved Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Shirin Dalaki
Posted September 19, 2020 from United States

 

I learned about Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Autumn of 2018 when her documentary came out on CNN. 

I was in awe of what a remarkable woman she was and I wanted to be like her. It is so sad that she passed yesterday.

If you are into gender equality and it is your passion and purpose I suggest to take a look at her life and how she became a feminist icon who changed history with her soft spoken voice and intelligent mind with a common sense to bring justice to our humanity.

She as a lawyer argued the case of gender inequality in the United States Supreme Court with such dignity, honesty and conviction that is worth mentioning.

This is what she presented to the court that made her an iconic figure. She said,

 ““Sex classification imply a judgement of inferiority; the sex criterion stigmatizes when it is used to protect women from competing higher paying job promotions. It assumes that all women are preoccupied at home and children. These distinctions have a common effect, they help keep women in her place, a place inferior to that occupied by men in our society and in asking the court to declare sex a suspect criterion, we urge a position. It was stated in 1837 by Sarah Grimke, noted abolitionist who said that …

“I ask no favor for my sex … all I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks””

She expressed herself through vulnerability and conviction and allowed her to win that case and she continued her rise all the way to supreme court justice for 27 years. She put her heart and soul into helping and trying to plant in the mind of others what exists like women inequality and how she liked the world to be for our daughters and granddaughters as she said it in her words so many times.

She wanted to scratch a picture in the mind that has hope at the center of it and she succeeded doing that by believing in human rights and what a woman is capable of doing. We all have this capability in us.

She taught me that no one has the power to make me feel inferior or keep me out of balance. It is my own choosing that makes me feel what I feel. I am in charge and I am the one who decides what I like to feel at each moment. It is my own choosing that makes me happy. No one has power over me except me.

I have been wanting to write about gender equality for a while and last night when I heard that RBG translated, a deep sadness covered my heart. I felt pain in my heart for hours and kept thinking about her legacy and what she left behind for us to reflect and follow as an example.

I kept thinking I need to let World Pulse know about this remarkable human being who did so much for our generation and for the generations to come.

I have learned so much from many of your stories. What you express about gender inequality is so eye-opening and thank you for educating us about this particularly important issue. It saddens me to read these stories and yet this is what we are witnessing still in this day and time. This issue makes us be aware energetically through global consciousness and to vision a world of gender equality. We must see it in order to manifest it the same way that RBG saw it and acted on it. She had this belief, this conviction in her gut of basic human right and she expressed her voice with warmth, love and harmony. We cannot just wish and hope but we must actively engage in this consciousness and speak of new perspective …

Gender equality is every human right.

what if we engage in love consciousness and choose to love and respect ourselves, what if we decided that there is no such thing as victimhood and allow our womanhood to speak and serve humanity.

What if we operate from our deepest level as Divine Self, from love place that already exists inside of us...what if we chose to do that? What does that look for you?

I believe in women and the power they present in the world. I also believe that we can bring this power to the surface that has been repressed from generation to generation, by believing in ourselves and what position we hold as a woman in society as she did we can too. I know that there are so many young activists who are trying their best to change the mindset and the consciousness of humanity, they are expressing gender equality and asking us to express ourselves and claim our womanhood. I suggest that we accept and  forgive that part of us that wants to pull us down and instead speak our truth and our authentic womanhood to the world because deep within us … we understand and know that gender equality is something we are born with and together we can continue her legacy in our own unique and creative way.

"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made." ~Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Nini Mappo
Sep 19
Sep 19

Hello Shirin,
What an force to reckon with that Justice Ruth has been, what an inspiration and model to women.

I am sorry for your loss, but celebrate what her boldness and vulnerability have accomplished for the American women through her career.

She is spot on in saying that we're responsible for what we feel /how we view our selves, because when we recognise that our response is our responsibility, that gives us power to change what we're discontented with. And when we think it's someone else's fault, we sit back and wait, and cheat ourselves out of any solutions to our problem that we might have had access to.

She was such a wise woman, and her life accomplished so much. I'm glad that she lived a whole life.

Sending love and hugs and sparkles ✨

Shirin Dalaki
Sep 22
Sep 22

Dear Nina,

Thank you for your response. Thank you for seeing and recognizing this important issue. I appreciate your honesty and empathy. Thank you for all you do on World Pulse. We see you and hear you and appreciate you.
Lots of hugs and love,
Shirin

Hello, dear Shirin,

It's so great to read from you. You're a gifted writer. I understand that feeling, dear, of knowing someone and wanting to be like her, and grieving of her death. That truly aches. Sending you loads of love and hugs right now.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy will live on. Just as one woman defy inequality and spoke bravely against it, imagine what our daughters and grand daughter's life would be like if we altogether stand against inequality. RGB proved that ONE WOMAN CAN! That gives us hope today because you and I, and the rest of our World Pulse sisters, are more in number. That means, greater in impact.

May we honor the life of RGB by continuing the fight she began. Thank you for this lovely tribute your wrote for her.

I'm proud of you for speaking up. Please continue to write, dear Shirin. We need voices like yours.

This is so empowering, "what if we engage in love consciousness and choose to love and respect ourselves, what if we decided that there is no such thing as victimhood and allow our womanhood to speak and serve humanity.

What if we operate from our deepest level as Divine Self, from love place that already exists inside of us...what if we chose to do that? What does that look for you?

I believe in women and the power they present in the world. I also believe that we can bring this power to the surface that has been repressed from generation to generation, by believing in ourselves and what position we hold as a woman in society as she did we can too."

Please keep on writing, dear!

Shirin Dalaki
Sep 22
Sep 22

Dear sweet Karen,

I am glad we have you back and it is so good to read your comment. I appreciate that you understand the feeling, it means a lot to me.
Thank you for your empowering words and can-do attitude...I totally believe you and I know we can do it together sister.
Yes we honor her life by continuing her legacy and let people know to follow her example.

Oh ...thank you sweetheart. I am following your footstep.

I am glad my words resonated with you and thank you for encouraging me.

Lots of hugs and love,

Shirin

DonnaLT
Sep 25
Sep 25

Dear Shirin,
What a lovely & heart-felt tribute for the amazing Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was a David amongst many Goliaths, taking on what seemed like the impossible. RBG did not hold back, spoke her truth, & stood for justice. Ruth was an intelligent, respectful, & sophisticated woman in so many ways.
Self-love is such a valuable virtue. For some women , it comes natural, for others it takes nany years to learn, and unfortunately, for a few it is lost or never attained.
RBG will be missed, although her mark has been made in the Halls of Justice & in the world. Bless you Ruth for your contributions to our world. You exemplify integrity, courage, & resolve. We love you RBG!!!
Shirin, I love your passion, psisitivity & inspirational words. Please continue to invigorate us with your words and insight.
With lots of love,
Donna

Shirin Dalaki
Sep 27
Sep 27

Dear Donna,

You write with so much passion. I appreciate your comment and glad you know RBG. Your words are true and her legacy is unforgettable. I hope more women would know about her.

With love and gratitude,

Shirin

Andrace
Sep 26
Sep 26

Hi Shirin,
Congratulations, because you have succeeded in making me an RBG follower who would go and read up about the remarkable work she did to open the path for many others. I only heard about her when she passed.

"She taught me that no one has the power to make me feel inferior or keep me out of balance. It is my own choosing that makes me feel what I feel. I am in charge and I am the one who decides what I like to feel at each moment. It is my own choosing that makes me happy. No one had power over me except me."...This is powerful and simply awesome, Sis! Who wouldn't desire this kind of impact?

Thank you for sharing the insightful post.

Love and hugs,
E. J.

Shirin Dalaki
Sep 27
Sep 27

Oh my God ... Andrace, you made my day! Thank you for letting me know, my heart opened up instantly. You are so smart reading about her and opening the path for many to follow. Wonderful.
I am glad my words resonated with you about understanding that you are the creator of your own reality and having you own power to do so.
Thank you for reading.

With love and gratitude,

Shirin

J Brenda Lanyero
Sep 26
Sep 26

Hello Shirin.
Thank you for enlightenment on Justice Ruth. Her legacy will live on as the say, when one woman is lifted and empowered, you have lifted and empowered the entire nation.

Sending you love dear.

May she find eternal rest.

Shirin Dalaki
Sep 27
Sep 27

Hello Brenda,

Thank you for reading my post and your powerful comment.
Love and gratitude,
Shirin