“What is a woman’s role in the 21st century?”
It’s a question we like to ask to show that we’re progressive and empowering and supportive. Personally, I think it’s sad that we still have to ask it. Ideally, it should be “What is a person’s role in the 21st century.” The answer to that—man or woman—is, of course, whatever their skills and passions drive them to be. Our strength lies not in what we do, but in having the power to choose what we do.
Wife, mother, CEO, soldier, teacher, philanthropist, engineer, diplomat, gardener…one role is not inherently better or worse than any other.
March 8 is International Women’s Day. If you have a special woman in your life, acknowledge how awesome they are with a fun new mug!
Every person should have the same rights. Full stop.
If you think women aren’t important, remember that none of us would be alive without one.
3. Mirror, Mirror
Don’t let the fashion or entertainment industries define you.
4. Keep Demanding
Next year, the U.S. will celebrate 100 years of women being able to vote. I think it would be awesome if we got our first female president then, too.
In 1869, Arabella Mansfield became the first female lawyer in the United States.
6. Spousal Support
Let the world know that your wife rocks.
Or dentist. Or nurse. Or teacher. Or...
8. You Do You
We’re good at telling our daughters that they can be anything they want to be. In practice, however...
9. Remember the Name
Learn to recognize good advice when you hear it.
10. You were saying?
“Mansplaining” is a terrible habit. Stop doing it.
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