U2's Bono Pens Magazine Essay For Women's Rights (Week in Review)


U2's Bono Pens Magazine Essay For Women's Rights was a top story on Monday: (Radio.com) Bono thinks it's long overdue for men to do their part in the fight for women's rights. The U2 frontman has penned a thoughtful and passionate new essay for TIME magazine centered on countering rampant misogyny around the world.

"I say it seemed obvious to me, but if I'm honest, it didn't always," Bono reveals in the piece. "I have been home-schooled on this issue in a very powerful way by my wife Ali and our two daughters (Jordan and Eve)."

The singer talks about the conversation in his household back in 2016 when he was recognized as Glamour magazine's first Man of the Year along with their annual selection of Women of the Year.

"Jordan reminds me, there is nowhere on earth where women have the same opportunity as men. Nowhere," he writes. "Which has something to do with the fact that around the world, there are 130 million girls who are not in school. That's so many girls that, if they made up their own country, it would be bigger in population than Germany or Japan." Read more - here.

U2 Music, DVDs, Books and more

U2 T-shirts and Posters

More U2 News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Related Stories

New U2 Vinyl Reissues Coming Next Month

U2 Win Legal Victory In Copyright Lawsuit

U2 Perform Latest Single At Grammy Awards

U2 Announce Songs Of Experience Euro Tour

Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2 to Perform at Grammys

U2's Bono Pens Magazine Essay For Women's Rights

U2 Frontman Bono Reveals Near Fatal Health Scare

U2 Accused of Stealing Material For 'Achtung Baby' Track 2017 In Review

U2 Rock Abbey Road Studios For BBC Special

U2 Make History And Earn Biggest Rock Album Of 2017

More Stories for U2

U2 Music


News Reports

Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.