Free to Choose

How many choices have you made already today? How many more choices will you make by the end of the day? Believe it or not, the power within your choice is astonishing. With your choice you have: The power to build, or the power to destroy. The power to listen, or the power to ignore. …

What Rosie Taught Me

Growing up in the United States, I remember learning about the impact of World War II on American women. With so many men fighting abroad, it became necessary for women to enter the workforce in unprecedented numbers, and what is perhaps even more striking, they were filling jobs that were highly unusual for women, and …

Bringing Men to the Table

Centuries ago among the Igbo people in Nigeria, women had a level of autonomy not experienced today. Amaka Akudinobi, who is an Igbo woman, associates the shift in women’s status with the British coming into Nigeria and instilling their values on the people there. Through the nineteenth century, certain aspects of European ideology were integrated …