"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
Writing

This Money Which I Call Mine

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on December 23, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
Modern females acknowledge Abigail Adams as an early women’s rights advocate because she urged her husband John, a member of the Continental Congress, to “Remember the Ladies” when drawing up a new code of laws. I choose to admire Adams because she stashed away some cash and labeled it...

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Road to peace is paved with pencils

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on April 15, 2010 | Leave a comment (1)
Greg Mortenson states more than once in his second book, Stones into Schools, that Taliban supporters threw battery acid in the eyes and faces of female students and their teachers in a small Afghan village where his Central Asia Institute had built them a school. As horrific as this picture is,...

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Sometimes only an actress gets action

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on March 16, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
It’s amazing what a little fame can do to further women’s rights. Until Meryl Streep played her in a special reading of the play “Seven,” Inez McCormack’s campaign to secure better housing for women had received only two lines in the press. “Meryl Streep playing...

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