Today, St. Valentine day, I did not receive nor gave gifts.
I'm in romantic relation with no one, and this have saved me from the well engineered consumeristic frenzy of the last days.
I write now, from Italy. A country where in the last two years acts of violence against people because of their (sometimes imagined) homosexuality have became more visible.
It's 18:17 of 25 December 2009, Christmas day now.
Yesterday afternoon, as many people in the same moment, I went downtown Milan to search for some gifts (I confess: I did!).
Dear you all! This is a little balance: the 16 Days officially close within three hours in my time zone, and something, tiny but nonzero, has happened.
It was about four decade ago when gender violence was not even issue in our part of the world.I would like to share a few experience of that time.At that time there were few incident of gender violenc
This is the story of a rape. One of the very many, in Italy.
I'd like to say, "oh, this is different!" But, I'm not sure.
Let's get rid of "standards".
We all know of the double, even triple standard arbitrarily applied to some group of people, just in name of some stereotyped image.
Dec 07, 2009 from Jamaica
Our mission at World Pulse is the empowerment of women.
Once Mahatma Gandhi had says “If only the women of the World came together they could display such heroic non-violence as to kick away the Atom Bomb like a mere ball.