Marilyn French Quotes

Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior.

To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.

Everywhere in the world, men place all or most of the burden of raising children and maintaining the home on women, but pretend that this burden is not work; they do not reward it as work or count it as work in global accounting, in either developing or industrialized countries.

So many women are being killed that women, until recently 51 percent of the world’s population, are no longer a majority. A 1991 U.N. publication reports that the elimination of females in places like India, Pakistan, Albania, and United Arab Emirates (48.3 women to 100 men!) offsets the female majority in developed countries to make […]