The saying says to be the change you want to see in the world, and that’s not a bad place to start. But whether you are driving change through feminism, or another aspect of injustice, you need to look beyond yourself into the intersections of inequality around you…
…Many of us, if not all, face some form of inequality or injustice in our daily lives. Some face far more than others, and that’s the importance of intersectionality. When you look at the problems you face, whether it’s gender inequality, racism, ableism, poverty, whatever it is that affects you, you should also consider how it might affect others as well.
Of course, there are problems that you can’t even begin to imagine, those which affect others around the world. These problems can be different, on a completely different scale to yours, and it’s important to recognise that. But looking internally first can be one of the best places to start before you attempt to take on the world.
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