Jan 14, 2014

Beyonce wrote a manifesto in defense of women's rights

Beyonce has joined the league of celebrities fighting for women's rights and wrote a column manifesto for the annual report of the former First Lady of California Maria Shriver about the status of women in America. In the text it raises issues such as low pay for women's work, education and equality in children a sense of unity.

We need to stop taking for granted the myth of equality. He has not yet become a reality. Women now make up half of the U.S. workforce, but the average wage of working women is only 77 percent of what a man gets working. As long as women and men do not recognize this situation unacceptable, nothing will change.

We must teach our boys to respect and equality, so that when they grow up, gender equality would be a natural state of affairs. And we need to tell our girls that they can reach all vertices, which in principle can reach people.

His column singer signed full name, which received after marriage - Beyonce Knowles-Carter.

Proper essay written for the report Shriver and other celebrities: so Eva Longoria noted the need to protect the rights of Hispanics, and basketball star LeBron James raised the issue of single mothers as himself brought up without a father.