Our experiences are deeply influenced by what is said about them.
Lugones and Spelman
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
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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