uld share in the decision making.
In her presentation Indira Simbolon from Indonesia reminded the group of about 20 that even the discussion statement is a problematic first step. She explains, Breaking free of one's gender role is not just a personal issue. It can not be seen as a purely internal decision - a matter of will and thus taking a decision. We need to look at the social and political dynamics. Furthermore, we need to question whether participation in the economic sphere is really going to lead to emancipation or rather to further marginalization."
The Crossroads meetings are an initiative of the foreign and Dutch student chaplaincies. Next month's meeting, on April 20th, will be on the topic of Liberation.