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Today I attended the “Woman’s worth Reclaiming Our Destiny” event on Thursday march 23 rd at 4pm. We are celebrating women’s history month and the workshop was intended for us as women to reclaim our entity. A Woman named Starlet who has also been a professor for 42 years began to speak about her experience of giving words to the dance and the music. Starlet began to talk about what it means to be a woman. Starlet stated “ You are the womb of life and nobody gets through you if it doesn’t come from you, and just because of that we deserve respect as women”. She began to remind us women of who we really are in a society where women are define by men and how we just go with the flow” this reminded me with what I read in the text about gender and power and how “By and large, men make the laws that everyone must obey. According to the United Nations, in the year 2008 women accounted for only about 18 percent of members of national parliaments and congresses worldwide” Crawford, Mary. Transformations: Women, Gender and Psychology (Page 27).It is
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