highlights & lowlights

a couple of highlights for today:

8-year-old saudi arabian girl is FINALLY
granted her divorce from 50-year-old husband!!! (but no one knows how many other girls are still trapped in abusive prisons, passed off as "relationships", in saudi arabia and elsewhere.)

britain FINALLY appoints a
female poet laureate. it only took 341 years for a woman to produce poetry as good as the men. (<>acid attacks for attending school. group home schooling has sprung up as an option for those to afraid to walk down the street. let me repeat that: women and girls are afraid to walk down the street to attend school.

1 comment:

Elizabeth said...

One of the few places the US seems to be more progessive than Britain - I think we've had 9 women so far. Not exactly equal representation, but....