Archive for Category: "men"
It’s the game nobody wanted to win. PCT Bingo. Peace Corps Trainee Bingo. Squares included “chased by an animal,” “poo in pants,” “poo in a bucket,” “vom and poo.” Basically, lots of GI-related things. It’s only natural for a group of wannabe Peace Corps volunteers to create a game out of the assorted hazards that might befall them while living in rural Ethiopia
“La mujer en casa y el hombre en la plaza.” This Spanish saying roughly translates into, “The woman stays in the house, and the man stays outside.” It emphasizes that both sexes should maintain their separate spheres, but that men get all of the freedom and privilege.
Before I left for Morocco, one of the common pieces of advice I got was, “be careful.” Clearly, going to Morocco is not like going to London or Copenhagen especially in terms of living there as a young American woman
When I lived in America, I considered myself somewhat of a feminist, but the true feminist in me did not fully develop until I began living abroad. Currently, I am a year into my two years Peace Corps service as a health education volunteer in Albania
Ethiopia is a fascinating country to visit. While travel here may not always be convenient, it holds a variety of tourist sites that can accommodate anyone’s interests. However, one of the largest grievances foreigners traveling and living in Ethiopia have is the harassment