Every person, every community, every country and every organisation has a Carbon Footprint; whilst it’s large counties and organisations who are responsible for a large majority of issues surrounding pollution and global warming, it’s important that we all play our part to impact the world positively- no matter how small our actions are.
I’ve touched on the subject of body image, and how body positivity can turn sour before; since then, I’ve discovered a whole new aspect to social media, in which women support other women being put down on particular accounts in the name of body positivity. The accounts sole purpose are to ‘reveal the truth’ on celebrities and women, by posting their best pictures and their un-deited ‘worst’ pictures side by side, in order for other women in the comment section to ridicule them and subsequently feel better about themselves.
“The world isn’t lacking strong women of colour who are successful and inspirational, they just aren’t being given the same spotlight that their caucasian female or male counterparts are”. In honour of Women’s History Month, today i’ll be sharing with you five women of colour who have inspired me to do, and be better.
Last week, I got to attend a great women’s leadership conference, in which I got to meet Helen Pankhurst- great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, a noteworthy member of the British Suffragette movement. What I didn’t expect, was to disagree with her on the idea of what a feminist looks like.