Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother’s home.

Shirin Ebadi
Medical students hold a stuffed doll with its eye covered as they form a human chain during a protest against the police brutality in #HongKong, #China. (REUTERS)
Medical students hold a stuffed doll with its eye covered as they form a human chain during a protest against the police brutality at the Faculty of Medicine in The University of Hong Kong, China. (REUTERS)
People attend an event to celebrate 90 years of the Italian premium sports car maker #Ferrari racing team, at #Milan's Duomo square in Milan, #Italy. (Reuters)
People attend an event to celebrate 90 years of the Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari racing team, at Milan’s Duomo square in Milan, Italy. (Reuters)
#Muslim #Shi'ite women attend a mourning ceremony five days ahead of #Ashoura, at the Sadat Akhavi Mosque in #Tehran, #Iran. (VOA)
Muslim Shi’ite women attend a mourning ceremony five days ahead of Ashoura, at the Sadat Akhavi Mosque in Tehran, Iran. (VOA)
Khabib #Nurmagomedov in action against Dustin #Poirier during their #MMA #UFC 242 match in #AbuDhabi, #UAE. (Christopher Pike / REUTERS)
Khabib Nurmagomedov in action against Dustin Poirier during their MMA UFC 242 match in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (Christopher Pike / REUTERS)
People hold placards with names of women on the Trocadero square in front of the #Eiffel tower during a demonstration to denounce the 100th #feminicide of the year, in #Paris, #France. (Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP)
People hold placards with names of women on the Trocadero square in front of the Eiffel tower during a demonstration to denounce the 100th feminicide of the year, in Paris, France. (Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP)
A Palestinian protester yells at an #Israeli soldier as he confronts him atop an Israeli army vehicle near the #Palestine village of #Naqura, northwest of #Nablus in the occupied #WestBank. (AFP)
A Palestinian protester yells at an Israeli soldier as he confronts him atop an Israeli army vehicle near the Palestinian village of Naqura, northwest of Nablus in the occupied West Bank. (AFP)
300 trees in the 'For Forest - The Unending Attraction of Nature' art installation at the #Woerthersee Stadium, in #Klagenfurt am Woerthersee, #Austria. (CHRISTIAN BRUNA / EPA-EFE)
300 trees in the ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ art installation at the Woerthersee Stadium, in Klagenfurt am Woerthersee, Austria. (CHRISTIAN BRUNA / EPA-EFE)
#Pope Francis attends a meeting with clergy at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in #Maputo, #Mozambique. (Yara Nardi / REUTERS)
Pope Francis attends a meeting with clergy at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Maputo, Mozambique. (Yara Nardi / REUTERS)
Yemeni children attend class on the first day of the new academic year at a school that was damaged by the battles in #Taez, #Yemen. (AHMAD AL-BASHA / AFP)
Yemeni children attend class on the first day of the new academic year at a school that was damaged by the battles in Taez, Yemen. (AHMAD AL-BASHA / AFP)
Bahraini #Shiite people prepare traditional meals on burning palm branches as part of #Ashura in the coastal village of #Malkiya, northwest #Bahrain. (STR / AFP)
Bahraini Shiite people prepare traditional meals on burning palm branches as part of Ashura in the coastal village of Malkiya, northwest Bahrain. (STR / AFP)
A group of hikers #climb to the top of Mount #Fuji just before #sunrise, in #Japan. (Jae C Hong /AP)
A group of hikers climb to the top of Mount Fuji just before sunrise, in Japan. (Jae C Hong /AP)
An aerial view of the damage from #Hurricane #Dorian in Marsh Harbour, in Great #Abaco, #Bahamas. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)
An aerial view of the damage from Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, in Great Abaco, Bahamas. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)
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