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Waarom we moeten stoppen met het ondermijnen van de interesses van tienermeisjes

“Oh, you like this? How surprising…” “Ugh, that is typically something that women like” are most likely phrases that young women have heard before. Teenage girls are shamed for enjoying girly things. Take for example Taylor Swift, the Beatles, Twilight, K-pop BTS, but also hobbies such as dancing and tinkering. Even make-up was for a …

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4 Redenen Waarom Financiële Onafhankelijkheid Belangrijk Is

For centuries, traditional beliefs on gender roles dictated what a woman’s life looked like. A woman’s life revolved around staying at home cooking, cleaning, and raising children. A man’s job was to work outside, take care of the finances, and build. In present day, this traditional division of responsibility has faded as many women have …

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Conceptuele begrip van women's empowerment: verleden en heden

Over the past decades, empowerment has become a buzzword within the international development field in the same way as sustainability has. In the 1980s, the term ‘empowerment’ was coined by feminist movements to fight grassroots struggles of unjust and unequal power relations through which women were put at a disadvantage (Cornwall, 2016). Today, it is …

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