4 thoughts on “The Girls Obama Forgot

  1. We need to be very careful about hasty generalizations. Here is a clip from C-Span that demonstrates Obama’s commitment to women in last week’s Mandela-Washington Young Leaders Program. Moreover, Brother’s Keeper is not Obama’s program for boys, it has been around much longer than he has been president.
    http://www.c-span.org/video/?320694-1/president-obamas-remarks-young-african-leaders
    At minute 37: 48 he begins his remarks about gender equality, and why focusing on women and women’s education is necessary for economic development. “All of the men here have to be just as committed to empowering women as women are… Men have to be worried about it… and if you are a strong man you should not be threatened by it.”

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