Friday, December 28, 2007

The Corner on National Review Online: Not Your Average Harvard Feminist

re: "...Serrin Foster, head of the group Feminists for Life, mourns the death of Benazir Bhutto, who she calls “an international advocate for women and children, born and unborn, especially those in developing countries.” / Foster says of the former Pakistani prime minister: “A pro-life feminist, Bhutto consistently promoted a holistic approach to addressing the needs of women by emphasizing the empowerment of women. Bhutto urged world leaders to address health issues including increased nutrition and immunizations. She advocated the protection of women from domestic violence and war. And she connected the need for education of girls and women to their ability to work, and a woman’s ability to work as essential to achieving economic independence. / Foster adds: “Bhutto also refused to choose between meeting the needs of women or between protecting unborn children from abortion,” Foster said. Bhutto called the common practice of gender selected abortions “tragic” and said it “still haunts a world we regard as modern and civilized.”..."...

1 comment:

GrannyGrump said...

What?! Trying to build a world in which women and their own children are not mortal enemies!? Perish the thought!