Tag Archives: empowerment

Who decides children’s personal boundaries?

Children are more often denied the opportunity to consent in situations where it would be very appropriate. Children, collectively, are frequently and summarily denied rights that they would be entitled to if they were older. I’m talking about decisions everyone has a right to make about their personhood. Continue reading

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Dinner table activism

It started with a conversation about Walmart. My mom witnessed this “poor teenaged girl” (interesting how her presumed vulnerability is used to invoke sympathy) waiting on line for over an hour, trying to return an ipod she had just bought … Continue reading

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