Working Women: Stories of Strife, Struggle and Survival contains narratives pertaining to the challenges, struggles and success stories of women in the workplace who come from diverse cultures and social backgrounds. The essays discuss the struggles of women who were marginalized but who fought for recognition, dignity, and respect in their workplaces and personal lives. The narratives cross cultural boundaries presenting multiple dimensions of the struggle and success of women from different walks of life.
Chapter 13: Spiritual Strength in Overcoming Adversity
Spiritual Strength in Overcoming Adversity
During the past 10 years, South Africans witnessed dramatic changes in their government and as a result, in their daily lives. In general, as South Africans, we feel that our country is going in the right direction, but we must still face the most important challenges that the government is trying to address such as unemployment, crime, HIV/AIDS and housing. Many people are hungry for strong and moral leadership in all the sectors of our country. This hunger leads to pressures which most men are threatened by successful women. We have a problem.
My position as a Christian woman is supported by the International Religious Freedom Report (2002, 2003 and 2004) released by the Bureau of Democracy, ...