- الموقع الجغرافي آسيا
اقرئي المناقشات التي في منتدى المجتمع ثم أضيفي صوتك. ابدئي
طالعي التصرفات التي في معرض النساء، والسلطة، والسياسة أو قدمي مساهمتك.ابدئي
ارفعي الوثائق كي تظهر في معلوماتك الشخصية.
من نستعرض شؤونك:
This poem expresses my anger with stereotypes. Everywhere around the world, girls are taught to suppress their feelings, urges, spontaneity, intelligence, sexuality and self-expression in order to conform to various stereotypes. They end up wearing the scars of such conditioning all their lives.
We grow, live and die a stereotype. Mothers--even the most modern and educated among us--fear for their children's safety and, as a result, instruct them to take the "safe" route, or the path less trodden. "Good girls don't do such things" is a tag that trips us up with guilt every time we try to break away.
By raising anger in the reader at systems that need to change, "Lullaby to a Girl Child" is an indirect call for action. Every mother should raise her daughter to face the world with courage and dignity and not bow down to stereotypes.
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