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
My first exposure to Uganda consisted of a midnight crossing of the international border that is shared with Rwanda along the three-hour drive from Kigali to Kigezi district. Along with KIHEFO’s driver Enock and four University of Calgary medical students, I filled out the appropriate forms and showed my passport, with a newly acquired East … Continue reading First Days in Uganda
What is it like to wash all your clothes by hand and have no access to a washing machine. Mostly, it takes time. Here is how I would wash a week's worth of dirty laundry while in Nicaragua (or anywhere with a lack of machinery to do the work). Bring your clothes to the local … Continue reading Hand Wash Only