women must be valued, as must gaia

International Womens”s Day

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7380.Alice_Walker

imagesinternational-womens-day_8313http://www.earthtimes.org/politics/international-womens-day/2291/

http://www.buriedinprint.com/?p=4373

Unless women are valued the future is bleak. Some examples:

If a mother can read, her children will learn because she will teach them. Girls must be educated.

Condoning rape. sexual exploitation and abuse is shameful.

Equal pay for equal work; Anything else is indefensible.

gaia

James Lovelock suggested the Earth be treated as a living organism which he called Gaia. Traditionally the Earth and Nature have been regarded as female and humanity needs to value them for we are part of the natural world.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120515203100.htm

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