The last time feminist writer Robin Morgan spoke at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, Kan., women seized a campus building to demand better treatment and forced the creation of a Women's Studies Department.
Returning 20 years later, Morgan, 51 and now editor of Ms. magazine, pronounced the feminist movement alive and well with plenty of work to do."Two-thirds of the world's non-literates are female," Morgan said. "The vast majority of the poor, the starving, the less educated - forcibly less educated - are female.
"Ninety percent of all refugee populations are women and children. There's no world problem that doesn't impact earliest and most severely on female human beings, and yet female human beings are not the ones who are consulted about the remedies for it."
She urged women to seek power through political office as well as through traditional activism.