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... symphony. My work day begins when I hear the Land Cruiser honk outside the gate of my house – two quick beeps – and then the sound of the day guard unlatching the metal gate to look out front. I am getting better at recognizing when the honking is meant for me though Car Horn is another local language that everyone here seems to speak and Dane and I don’t (yet). My reward is getting to observe the Niamey orchestra from the relative ...
... I walk somewhere, anywhere, I am walking in sand. My father-in-law jokingly calls it “The Sand Trap.”
Sidewalks exist on very few streets in *****. When they do, they are used for three purposes, listed in order of importance. 1. For motorcycles and scooters to bypass slow moving car traffic. 2. As parking areas for businesses and shops. 3. As an area for pedestrians to walk. Yes, as I walk along sidewalks, and even the sides of roads where only sand ...
... afternoon, the plumber had run to grab another filter, and then the supplies and help to attach the filter. But he was already an hour late getting back to the house. Danielle was starting to twitch and I was thinking: What can I possibly do to pacify this woman? It is 103 degrees outside. We only have so much gin in the house. Scrabble did not go well last week (Danielle destroyed me by like, 6000 points; I pettily protested by ...
... in the rural areas people are either traveling with others and in an SUV (usually a Toyota RAV-4), or traveling alone by motorcycle (think sport motorcycle, not a Harley). If one is in the rural areas and lives in those rural areas, community buses and camels are a likely way to get around. Or, people simply walk. In the heart of the city where Mrs. Conroy and I live, it is more common to see people in small cars like Toyota Camrys, Honda ...
... this, and you start to untangle the complicated barriers that limit women and girls in particular from advancing. The barriers may not always be intentional, but they are there and they must be addressed if we want to achieve justice and enhance human dignity.
I feel like I have a pretty good grasp on this concept and have challenged myself to bring a gender lens to my life and work here in *****. Officially secular and predominately Muslim, ...
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