Power: We seldom talk about personal power—how we use it or how it’s used against us. Could it be because doing so makes us feel more accountable to ourselves and others and more aware of the negative power that lurks in our very own lives? Is power an unsexy topic that pushes us out of our comfort zone, making it easier to stay in the safe nest of the status quo?
This avoidance has come to the attention of a growing number of international development activists who now believe that a key step in changing toxic social norms is catalyzing conversations about power. If we want to shift social norms, the conversation must go on.
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Authors: Maureen Kangere, Jean Kemitare and Lori Michau
Source: GBV Prevention Network here