I ask that as we wash our hands, take a shower, or quench our thirst with ease, we remember to give thanksgiving for clean water and offer prayers for our sisters all over the world who are spending their day walking for water.
The United Nations General Assembly adopted a bill of rights for women called the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Heard of it? Me neither. Thirty years later, the women it was written to empower still haven’t gotten the memo. Why is that? And why is a bill of rights for women needed anyway?