annie le's body was found stuffed in a wall in her yale university lab building.
12-year old Fawziya was in labor for 3 days before she finally died of severe bleeding, and the baby was killed in the process of labor as well. Fawziya would have been in 4th grade, but she was forced to drop out and marry a 24 year old man.
women in uganda are forcibly stripped of their trousers, made to walk home naked. (women in skirts were not accosted.)
the point is: it doesn't matter if you're a successful american yale co-ed, a yemeni child bride, or a woman minding her own business in uganda. on every continent, on every DAY, women are considered to be...
we do not have equal rights. we do not have equal opportunities. we do not have equal safety. female human beings are by default LESS THAN.
and that's unacceptable.