10 Mar '17, 11pm
Our first #TGIFive blog post is up! Feat. @SubwayCreatures @olgaprinku @rupikaur_
a short women’s day celebration video put together by my publishers around the world who are translating my work into various languages. thank you to all that took part. this morning a friend asked me: what are the greatest challenges facing global women? many thoughts began to race through my mind, but i’ll pass along the last fumbling reflection i had: there are any number of universal problems that impact women – further: there are also a range of layers intersecting one’s womanity which compound these challenges. globally the right to fight for women’s body is vital. as is addressing systematic challenges of hunger. poverty. good governance. the right to work and creating pathways to upward social mobility. for me the start of many of these is providing access of education for women. educating a single woman is like educating an entire city. the impact is rippling. it ...