Gender Equality Blog
Women in Palestine are affected by the difficult political situation and by the inequalities put in place by a patriarchal society
A friend recently told me about a science fiction book where all individuals living on an imaginary planet are "ambisexual", with no fixed gender identity, thus both being able to give birth, breastfeed their new-born children and taking care of their dependents.
On the occasion of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, some of our member organizations were present and share with us their perspectives and thoughts on this event.
The reflection on gender equality in the Christian tradition – and in the case of the Catholic church – must have Jesus of Nazareth and his Christian project as a reference; in truth, it is a reference for all in the different dimensions of life, whether personal, communitarian, economic, political, etc. This avoids a debate founded on philosophical traditions, generally innocuous and a source of divisions.