The Suffolk Journal

HeForShe: pioneering gender equality on campus

Both President Sofia Lesko (left) and Heidi Dumesich (right) 
hope to bring representatives from U.N. Women to Suffolk to speak about the core values of HeForShe.
Courtesy of Heidi Dumesich

Dani Marrero

February 18, 2015

Through an initiative known as HeForShe by the United Nations Women, an agency of the U.N. promoting women’s empowerment and gender equality, students across the U.S. have started adopting chapters on their campuses to fight gender inequality. At Suffolk, freshmen Sofia Lesko and Heidi Dumesich reached...

Emma Watson has good intentions, but wasted an opportunity

Dani Marrero

October 9, 2014

It was an imperfect speech. When Emma Watson spoke at the U.N. headquarters a couple of weeks ago in New York City, she announced the launch of HeForShe Campaign, an initiative that “formally” invited men to work for equality of the sexes. It fell short of being revolutionary, game-changing, or, for me, en...

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