International Women’s Day: We need a women’s rights reawakening – thestar.com

Howdy All, was going through drafts and found this article from way back in March 2012. It got lost in the shuffle, but it’s totally as relevant today as it was back in March. Young woman beware, many of the rights you take for granted today did not exist when I was in my 20s and thought I was on top of the world. There are do-gooders who are hard at work to take away many of women’s rights as we speak.

Reblog:

Heather Mallic

Thursday  (March 6) was International Women’s Day. Women in Canada and the U.S. have not been in this much danger for a generation.

Women have few public defenders right now and it’s our fault. As the years passed, we grew overconfident. We took our hard-won rights for granted, we assumed our enemies accepted our triumphs — abortion rights, equal pay, work equality, contraception — as a done deal. We underestimated how much we were hated, and look at us now.

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