Good Read | Why I will no longer speak on all-male panels
In the West, we take pride in our enlightened views. We laugh at the Saudi fear of women drivers. We are indignant at female genital mutilation in West Africa. We are outraged at yet another Pakistani bride disfigured by acid. Here (we smugly tell ourselves) in the 21st century, women are treated as humans and equals.
And yet, we couldn’t find any to speak that afternoon in New York.