Posts Tagged ‘power abuse policy’

Getting The Gender Equality We Deserve

July 25th, 2021

Bizkaia yesterday lived through a very black day concerning the field of gender equality and human rights. Three women were assaulted by their partners in Barakaldo, Bilbao, and inscribing their names on a long list that no one should appear. I sometimes wonder what kind of society we are creating and what moves us pharmacological physical or persons, that at one stage of our lives we have been close, and even beloved. Violence against women, against children. or against old or older, the bullying at work, the school bullying becoming more frequent, or at least, increasingly present in the media are particularly reprehensible acts because they always make from a position of power, is exercised, from intolerance and abuse of those who know or feel, in many cases no reason for it, the weaker and vulnerable. It is a story as old as humanity, we fail to root out and mark, no, our development as individuals and society.

It is my view, a collective failure, which we have institutionalized, since the beginning of time, a model of interpersonal, group and collective, in which some other commands and obeys, who holds the power is used against those who do not is to perpetuate its control. I dare not, nor am I who, to draw even solutions to a problem as complex as this, but just say that we must learn to live with respect, tolerance and responsibility in the family, school, gang, in the work, leisure, and also, of course, in politics. We need, perhaps, more participation, less hierarchy and a more balanced distribution of power between each and all..