We have no money
We have no peace.
Do we have voice?
We need a voice
A BIG voice
“There is a significant gap between language inscribed in our Security Resolutions, our declarations, our action plans, and the actual reality of women’s participation in decision-making when it comes to peace and security issues.”
– Radhika Coomaraswamy
What do I think?
Well if anyone really wants to know … if the war-mongers are not going to allow women a voice then they should be paying women for this enforced silence. How? Basic Income. Guarantee every woman a basic income.
Maybe that is something the UN might consider.
Yes the reports are valuable. What might be better is to give the money to individual women. Help women buy back their lives and the lives of their children.
Action Plan? … Cut the Crap and give us money … BIG money!
20 Years ago, if we had had a voice, what might we have said?
Cut the Crap. Give us money.
Are there no women of voice? Hardly … Unless they belong to certain SIGs
That would be Special Interest Groups … Meaning that they work for their own special interests, whatever that might mean … Business for example.
Yes, it is a women’s organization. It probably does take good care of its members. If you are not a member? If you happen to be an independent artist, especially one that dares try to paddle her canoe upstream? Hmmmmm well I’ve never been privy to their constitution. I guess I think of them as the old girls’ network. I don’t know that they would support basic income.
Nothing for sale? Not getting paid?
So why bother if you are not earning any money? Why do art? Why make music? Why volunteer at your local soup kitchen or church supper or legion hall or school fundraiser? Why bother?