Privilege: Having privilege doesn’t mean being problem-free. It means that, if life’s a game, you’re playing on an easy setting. Tackle a few problems, you level up. It seems pretty straightforward to you, so you don’t really get why other people seem to find it difficult. Huh, maybe you are a
Two life-savers; both incredible women and true heroes. Yusra Mardini Yusra Mardini is only eighteen, but she and her sister have saved the lives of twenty people. War forced them to leave their home in Syria and make the perilous sea crossing from Turkey to Greece. Their dinghy began to sink in
Patriarchy: A social system that values men more than women. Generally speaking, males are seen as the ‘real’ people, while women are less complete. It’s not unusual to find women are understood simply as ‘not men’ and so (arguably) not quite human. In English, the word men also means human beings – but women only
Did you know a woman invented computer programming? History’s full of incredible women who made a real difference – and were often punished for it. Even today, we hear little about them. Meet nine world-changing women! Harriet Tubman Born into slavery, Tubman escaped her abusive owners to become an abolitionist, humanitarian,
Gender sucks. It’s a load of made-up rules about what people must do and what they shouldn’t. It’s based on your biological sex, but it is in no way the same thing. It’s socially enforced through shame: this affects boys/men as well as women and girls, and hits women a
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