Women Wednesday #2
Posted on 02 November 2016
NEON MOON'S WOMEN WEDNESDAY
We love how women are changing the world and making an impact to their home countries, so we're talking all news awesome and empowering every Wednesday!
Women in Afghanistan are gaining increased independence after leading their village farming unions. New actions such as introducing cauliflower and beans to the crops, and establishing a supply chain to the capital are all initiatives being led by women. One female elder said, “Everyone invites me to parties and consults me on matters now,” due to her new found entrepreneurial status. We hope there are lots more parties!
Two players of the men's Sparta Prague football team are currently training with the women's team, after they made sexist comments about a female referee, Lucie Ratajova. The players suggested that the Ms Ratajova, “head to the stove.” The club is now forcing them to train with the women’s team, to show them just how skilful women can be “somewhere else than at the stove.” Show ‘em ladies.