Having the opportunity to talk about one's life, to give an account of it, to interpret it, is integral to leading that life rather than being led through it.
Lugones and Spelman
Contributed by: Zaady
Our experiences are deeply influenced by what is said about them.
Our visions of what is better are always informed by our perception of what is bad about our present situation.
To face others is to decide that maybe we can change our situation in self-constructive ways.
The articulation of experience is among the hallmarks of a self-determining individual or community.
Complaining about exclusion is a way of remaining silent.
Source: Women's Studies International Forum
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