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Charlotte Bunch Quotes





America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got.
 

As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea.
 

Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues.
 

I'd make a comment at a meeting and nobody would even acknowledge me. Then some man would say the same thing and they'd all nod.
 

Our very strength as lesbians lies in the fact that we are outside of patriarchy; our existence challenges its life.
 

People learn to lead because they care about something.
 

Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.
 

The state of the world today demands that women become less modest and dream/plan/act/risk on a larger scale.
[Goals]
 

There is no private domain of a person's life that is not political, and there is no political issue that is not ultimately personal.
 

We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something.
 

What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality.
 

Whether there are innately female leadership styles ... is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history.
[Self Knowledge]
 

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond.