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Dover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-20-08 11:32 PM
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In which country are nearly half the Parliament and half privately owned businesses run by WOMEN?
Of course it's not the U.S. We are waaaay behind, perhaps more because we do not encourage/value
the feminine in general nor changes to our current system and infrastructure that would accommodate it...which inevitably forces women to wear a man's shirt and tie to be in the game. It's a bad, unnatural fit. What would a truly feminized system bring?

Perhaps we can look to Rwanda for those answers. YES!

Rwanda, where, 14 years after a horrific massacre left nearly one million people dead, women make up nearly half of parliament

A wonderful program on NOW about the new role of women.

Women, Power and Politics
http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/437/index.html

The scene of women debating with men in the Rwandan Parliament is priceless!


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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-20-08 11:39 PM
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1. It is amazing how many countries have had women in leadership roles already...and the US is still
Edited on Sat Sep-20-08 11:39 PM by BrklynLiberal
asking if we are ready for that...but this year was better than most. Hillary sure came further than any woman in the past.
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Quantess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-20-08 11:41 PM
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2. Rwanda? I would have NEVER guessed.
Still, I wouldn't want to trade places.
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Dover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-21-08 01:57 AM
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3. Right now I would indeed change places.
Edited on Sun Sep-21-08 01:58 AM by Dover
Much to learn there.
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