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There is never a woman present to bring to bear our perspective, our experience, our knowledge," she says.
Women have historically had to lead from the foot of the table because they haven't had power," said Marie Wilson of the White House Project, an organization that promotes the notion of a woman president.
10) On such a fundamental issue like the nature of woman, and especially in being confronted with such an overwhelmingly negative picture of woman and female sexuality and morality, it is not surprising that Crenne, following the lead of Pizan, will go to the source, and turn to the Bible itself and to Christian tradition and ideology in order to find, as Helisenne puts it in the salutatio of Epistre invective 3, "plusieurs raisons aptes a confondre le dire de son mary" (I [iv.
In her first work retrieving the role of women hidden in Scripture - In Memory of Her (New York: Crossroad, 1983)- Elizabeth Schussler Fiorenza makes brilliant and ironic use of this phrase, suggesting that far from being remembered, this woman has been so totally forgotten that no one even knows her name; she thus uses this incident to symbolize women's forgotten place in the gospel.
One of its founders, Fatma Ibrahim, became the first woman elected to Parliament during the first period of post-independence democracy, and she was frequently a visible leader of popular anti-government demonstrations.
Prior to the rise of the professional deaconess movement in Baptist life, a woman teaching at Danville Female Academy in Kentucky, wrote a two-part article in 1871 for Virginia Baptists' Religious Herald titled "Ministering Women.
In The Rise of the Professional Woman in France, Clark examines the lives and the work of pioneering women professionals in a number of fields affected by the growth of government services.
20) In another contract, Maria Catena, possibly a Latin woman, obligated herself to Hemanuel Ialina, a prominent and wealthy Greek man in the colony, to work in his tavern selling his wine.
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends that every postmenopausal woman should be on ``replacement'' hormones for the rest of her life unless she has a compelling medical reason not to be.
The other woman whom I admire was a close friend of Anthony and the philosophical brains of the suffrage movement: Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Brooks Lucas was also given the name of Kathryn Leary, a black woman who had had a similar experience--she had left a major advertising agency to start her own business.
1) In order to make distinctions between persons who shared the same gender assignment, the dominant ideology, which defined the ideal white woman as pure and chaste, created the mythic "loose black woman" as her necessary correlate.
The heart of a woman doesn't tolerate a myocardial infarction [heart attack] as well as that of a man," he suggests.
Many men don't believe that women could find the best coaches," says Donna Lopiano, director for women's sports at the University of "Or maybe they don't believe that the best coaches would agree to work for a woman.