‘We should not be scared of the dark; the dark should be scared of us’
How do women define empowerment? For some, it might be political, taking on the existing patriarchal system and trying to involve more women in local politics. For others, it might be closer to home, where something as simple as staying out to work all evening can break gender barriers. On Monday, women from all walks of life celebrated International Women’s day by sharing their stories of hope and courage and inspiring men and women to keep on fighting repression and violence against women.