Women often have a smaller range of acceptable behaviors at work than men. If they are too nice, they are seen as weak or manipulative. If they are too aggressive, they are judged as acting like men or typical bitches.
The WomenSpeak Project’s Mission is to provide a forum for women to tell their stories of discrimination and the ways it has affected them. Despite the many… Read more “Why WomenSpeak Matters”
sexual harassment has often been casually dismissed as “man and woman thing” and even accepted as evidence of machismo. Women who complain are subjected to ridicule, about “taking a joke too seriously”, while the perpetrator might be lauded as a “real man.
Pregnancy and motherhood should not constitute a source of discrimination in access to training, skills development and employment.
Nobody Asks to be raped. Ever!
I was inappropriately touched by a farm worker when I was six. (It was my family’s farm.) I only vaguely remember the incident (including the memory of… Read more “Not My Imagination.”
I was walking down the road in Roseau, Dominica … me and some girlfriends. We were chatting and laughing, the way teenage girls do. A vagrant came… Read more “The vagrant”
To end discrimination against women we must educate men (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
I was a student at UWI. One night a drunk man at the bar on campus came up to me a started trying to talk to me.… Read more “Beer on my head”