My target audience for this blog post is men. I share my thoughts and questions so that other men can question their role in society and how to create a better world. For far too long, women have spoken out. It's time for men to listen and act. As a white man, I live a … Continue reading Who’s Infringing Upon Men’s Rights?
Four decade ago, the women of Iceland decided to call for a "day off". On 24 October 1975, 90 percent of women in Iceland, in both urban and rural communities, did not go to their paid jobs or do housework or childcare at home. They refused to work to raise awareness that women at the time … Continue reading Equal Pay for Equal Work
As a white man, I rank very high on the ladder of privilege. My skin color and my gender are just two aspects of my identity, which have been prioritized by Western society for centuries. I also benefit everyday from my sexual orientation (heterosexual), my nationality (Canadian), my level of education (two university degrees), my mother tongue (English), … Continue reading The Powerful Need to Invalidate Social Movements
...putting menstrual hygiene management (MHM) on the development radar. Menstruation is something I know very little about. As such, I decided to explore this taboo subject for a term paper in my MA Poverty and Development program at the Institute of Development Studies. I was tasked with thinking about: Why and how is gender important … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Menstruation