Gender Representation in the Parliament of Argentina

Equity Country Profile and Reflection

For our second week of MDGs and You, we focused on two MDGs which are: 3. Promote gender equality and empower women. 5. Improve maternal health.  My assignment was to write a country profile and create a graph or chart to show what gender equality and maternal health looks like in the country chosen. For …

School Collage

Access Poem

This month, we began a new class focusing on the United Nation’s eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For our first week of class, we focused on the first two goals: 1. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty 2. Achieve universal primary education We grouped these together under the theme of ACCESS and looked at the world …

Womanifesto

#whitegirlproblems the womanifesto

Today in class, ZF and I were challenged to write a poem drawing from themes that Climbing PoeTREE spoke about and those of our two banned books, Slaughterhouse-Five and The Color Purple. In our discussions we started talking about how as wealthy, white girls who live in the suburbs, we feel removed by default from …

Bank Blockade

WikiLeaks Bank Blockade

This week we looked at censorship through the lens of “The Communist Manifesto” and WikiLeaks cases. The case I chose is about the bank blockade on WikiLeaks implemented by Bank of America, Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Visa and Western Union. WikiLeaks is currently unable to receive donations through all these sources and has stopped publications to …