A Lesson in Self-Care for Women’s Rights Defenders

by Matilda Branson

Are you a rough, tough women’s rights defender? Are you an advocate for girls and women, battling gender discrimination, forever championing gender equality in the face of adversity? Yes? AWESOME.

A big issue for women’s rights defenders is often the threat of burn-out. Psychologically, you burn out, emotionally drained, exhausted and sometimes frustrated from fighting so hard for gender equality and women’s rights for seemingly little return for your efforts. Sometimes you might even experience less interest in the whole shebang, feel like you want to stop advocating and fighting. If you sometimes feel these things, that is completely ok! It’s human!

Below is a little list, my short guide to self-care for women’s rights advocates, designed to decrease the risk of burn-out: Read more

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