The theme for this year is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.” They could not have foreseen, like the rest of us, world events of the past week and a half. The Ukraine “situation” puts so much into perspective. Some women there are volunteering to fight, many are now refugee/primary care-givers because husbands are staying behind to fight. Many are down in subway tunnels with their children in major Ukrainian cities because there are no bomb shelters, and Putin is targeting civilians.
On my personal journey, I’ve thought a lot about how I fit into this world identifying as a submissive and woman. In general, my perspective can be summarized as follows: