No equality for women yet, Beyoncé writes


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From Mother Jones in the USA:

Read Beyoncé‘s New Essay: “Gender Equality Is a Myth!”

—By Asawin Suebsaeng

Mon Jan. 13, 2014 10:58 AM GMT

On Sunday, journalist Maria Shriver, in partnership with the Center for American Progress, released The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink. It examines the wage gap between men and women and focuses on the issues of the tens of millions of financially insecure women in America. The investigation also features celebrity essays, including ones from Eva Longoria and LeBron James. Grammy-winning singer and self-described “modern-day feministBeyoncé Knowles-Carter pitched in with a short essay titled, “Gender Equality Is a Myth!”

“We need to stop buying into the myth about gender equality,” the piece reads. “It isn’t a reality yet…Women are more than 50 percent of the population and more than 50 percent of voters. We must demand that we all receive 100 percent of the opportunities.”

Read the full essay here.

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