Posts Tagged ‘gender’

From A Mighty Girl: ‘Nigeria’s first female mechanic, Sandra Aguebor-Ekperouh, has trained 700 other women as mechanics since 2004 through her non-profit organization, Nigeria’s Lady Mechanic Initiative. By “teaching other women how to fish,” Aguebor-Ekperouh explains, she makes it possible for them to find skilled, well-paying jobs

thenewwomensmovement: readabookson: The Trouble Between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement https://anonfiles.com/file/877975186837dbbbcd57d841ffe5c26e Segregated Sisterhood: Racism Politics American Feminism https://anonfiles.com/file/bbe6cc9f05335a8144fa0be2098a06e8 Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism https://anonfiles.com/file/6923ebcd172d45425d86da18c1926644 Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment

There is nothing about being ‘female’ that naturally binds women. Gender, race or class consciousness is an achievement forced upon us by the terrible historical experience of the contradictory social realities of patriarchy, colonialism, and capitalism. Donna Haraway, A Manifesto for Cyborgs (1985)