Article written by Betsy Hunt It was my first night being homeless. I packed everything I could fit into my car and parked where I hoped I would be safe and wouldn’t get a ticket. Wrapped in a sleeping bag, I squeezed my legs between the two front seats in an attempt to spread out. My toes were able to fully extend but my knees and hips ached with rage as they “rested” at awkward angles. As a young girl
Article written by Silvia Bajardi Megan sat quietly at the bus stop while her back ached. The fresh breeze gave her some momentary relief. She noticed there was gum stuck to the bench that was also stuck to the seat of her pants. This was just another minor nuisance, like bags under your eyes after a sleepless night or bad breath after eating garlic. She sat there waiting, after a long journey on foot, her backpack rested against the bench.
As a way to increase our impact we partner with other non-profit organizations who focus on different aspects of gender equality issues. Gender equality covers a wide array of gender-related issues including gender balance in decision-making positions, economic and political participation, gender pay gap, and gender-based violence. Seeing gender equality with an intersectional approach in relation to other social categories such as race, class, disability, sexual orientation and age is also necessary to understand the scope and the extent of the