2004: Women Receive Special Awards – for Being Women"
Did you know that New York City has an
agency dedicated to women's issues? It's called the
"Commission on Women's Issues (CWI)." It also has a
slogan: "Making NYC Better for Women."
Surprised? Go read about it at http://nyc.gov/html/cwi/home.html
-- a section within the official New York City website. Read
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's message in which he promises to fight
for women's rights. Take a look at the resource directory. You
can find a list of resources to help women address issues such
as health, education, finance, domestic violence (DV), etc. You can locate a support
group for women singers. Check out the links to committees for
childcare, economic development, women in government, etc.
Did you know that March is Women's History
Month? Hope you didn't miss the awards ceremony on March 24,
2004 honoring 11 women who represent the theme of "Women
Inspiring Hope and Possibility." (Is that the possibility
of a woman taking away a man's children while she laughs all the
way to the bank with the money he was forced to pay her in
alimony and child support?)
Who pays for this website, the March 24th
awards ceremony, and the Commission on Women's Issues? You do.
Male and Female taxpayers. But where is the special NYC
Commission on Men's Issues? Where is Mayor Bloomberg's promise
to fight for men's rights? (Probably in the same place as his
promise to create many new jobs in New York City when he
campaigned for Mayor). Better yet, ask him:
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
New York, NY 10007
PHONE 311 (or 212-NEW-YORK outside NYC)
FAX (212) 788-2460
A CALL FOR
Please review the website and offer your
suggestions on how to fight and win this battle.
Special programs and services for women without
corresponding programs and services for men is discrimination
against men. Just the inclusion of a "special for
women" section on a male and female paid for website is
unethical and offensive to all thinking human beings.
Opinions are sought from both NYC and
non-NYC residents. In the end it doesn't matter where you live.
There are special resources dedicated to women, but not to men.
New York, New York
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