"Mukhtar Mai is a Pakistani woman who, after being gang-raped, was expected to commit suicide. Instead, she prosecuted her attackers and used compensation money to start schools, a women's shelter and an organization to support women from around Pakistan. We have a chapter about her story in Half the Sky."
#strongwomenstronglove #quote. Blog post: STRONG WOMEN. “Strong women value authenticity, personal growth, and genuine relationships. They are courageous and willing to embrace the truth, even if doing so causes some discomfort. Strong women are deeply committed to keeping both themselves and their relationships healthy and vibrant. Continue reading at: http://strongwomenstronglove.com/strong-women/
"Girls need heroes - Heroic Girls is an organization dedicated to empowering girls by advocating for strong role models in alternative media — particularly comics. We want to get more girls and women involved in the creation and consumption of comic books as a tool to increase assertiveness and self-esteem, and to help them to dream big."