Posts tagged women

Happy International Women’s Day? Not in Morocco

I’d like to wish all of you a Happy International Women’s Day! Let’s all do what we can to #BeBoldForChange. I would really like it to be a happy day for women in Morocco, too, but from what I’ve seen over the past few months, I doubt that it will be. While travelling around Morocco, I’ve seen women in Morocco: hauling huge bundles of firewood like mules being told by their husband who they can and can’t talk to being prevented by their husband from giving their contact details to my wife… Read More

Women

Sometimes you think things are not so bad really, and then you see a statistic like this and it just makes you really angry: Women perform 66% of the world’s work, produce 50% of the food, but earn 10% of the income and own 1% of the property. – New Internationalist magazine, March 2010 issue