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Jen Reeves @jenreeves ?

active 2 years, 5 months ago
  • Jen Reeves commented on the blog post Weekly Feminist Reader   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    I’ve been reading more about the “honour killings” of four Afghan women in Canada.
    The verdict came in yesterday: A father, mother and brother were charged with first-degree murder: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2012/01/29/shafia-sunday.html

  • Jen Reeves commented on the blog post French veil ban goes into effect   3 years, 3 months ago · View

    I think you’re correct, braveasanoun. We need to be seriously introspective before making any judgments on any one or any group. That said, our own introspection should not prevent us from ever engaging with other women’s realities, whether those realities are challenges or victories. I don’t agree with France’s ban. In this community, however, I [...]

  • Jen Reeves commented on the blog post French veil ban goes into effect   3 years, 3 months ago · View

    You said it, littleblue. We need to allow ourselves the opportunity to engage with another culture’s realities–both the good and bad. We must do so with self-awareness and caution, but to completely cut ourselves off from the discussion and to pronounce other cultures as totally A-Okay does everyone a disservice. I’m not implying that France [...]

  • Jen Reeves became a registered member   3 years, 4 months ago · View

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