• How This Former Child Bride Spoke Out In Pakistan | Fundamental | Refinery29
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    How This Former Child Bride Spoke Out In Pakistan | Fundamental | Refinery29

    -People expect me… -To stay at home. -To be nice. -To give up my space. Freedom is the sense of autonomy. But I do come from a very patriarchal world. They see my differences first. It was difficult to not have to be seen as a man or a woman. I don’t wanna apologize for being angry anymore, does that make sense? [SCREAMING] I’m not afraid to say that I do believe in something great. And I’m gonna give up. -Fundamental. -Gender. -Justice. -No exceptions. [RUKHSHANDA IN URDU] [CHILDREN CHATTERING] [RUKHSHANDA GREETING IN URDU] [SPEAKING URDU] [GIRL SPEAKING URDU] [INDISTINCT CHATTER] [IN URDU] [IN ENGLISH] [CONTINUES IN URDU] [INDISTINCT CHATTER]…

  • Wishing Something Universal – Ep: 76
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    Wishing Something Universal – Ep: 76

    Lizzie: Hi, everyone! Happy post-Christmas! And happy post-Hanukkah too. Although that’s been over for a few weeks. And happy post-Winter Solstice! You know, I’m gonna forego mentioning every individual holiday and just wish everyone something universal. My name is Lizzie Bennet and Happy New Year! ..in the Gregorian Calendar. “Wishing Something Universal” Written by Kate Rorick Lizzie: Christmas was awesome. Dad loves his new socks, and no, I’m not going to quote my little sister and say “This is my haul!” while showing off various gifts, although I will say Jane gave me the most amazing box of 19th century decoupage valentines and Charlotte gave me a four terabyte hard…