The Power of ‘we’ is about teamwork. The power of ‘we’ is about unity of purpose. Unity, undoubtedly, translates into concrete strength, huge achievements, steady and sustained progress amongst other benefits.
According to a recent publication in the American Political Science Review,” a new study on violence against women conducted over four decades and in 70 countries reveals the mobilization of feminist movements is more important for change than the wealth of nations, left-wing political parties, or the number of women politicians”. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2012
This confirms the benefits of the power of ‘we’ exhibited by the feminist movement.
Its important that at this and every stage in our movement building work we evaluate our activities to date and re-strategies around them: This is my personal analysis of our current strength, weakness, opportunities and the threats we face.
Our strength is our unity of purpose in creating a better world for all. A weakness is a movement that is still fragmented and under resourced. Yet there are huge opportunities out there. There remains a critical mass of women who could join the movement to strengthen the work that we do. In other words there is more room for fresh ‘recruits’ across board. Our threats remain uninformed people who misconstrue the campaign for equality.
If we do the above, the movement will be a stronger force to reckon with. Consequently, the spirit and the power of ‘we’ will yield more dividends.
By: Grace Amenyogbeli
Administrative Manager, AWDF