Social Justice Counseling develops a new frontier in multicultural social justice work and is the next step toward alleviating the injustices faced by individuals in society. Addressing issues of social class, race and ethnicity, and more, this book reflects the shift in recent years towards social justice counseling for all mental health professionals. It offers new and unique perspectives supplementing important social justice issues and enhancing the content taught in multicultural courses. The authors are leading authorities on multicultural and social justice counseling and have led the way to create a specialization with a nationally recognized program in multicultural social justice counseling.
Chapter 6: Journey of an Asian Woman Human Rights and Social Action Warrior
Journey of an Asian Woman Human Rights and Social Action Warrior
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Why Human Rights and Social Action and Not a Doctor?
I was once told by a White male friend that I had three strikes against me: 1) being an Asian, 2) being female and 3) growing up in a British colony. I grew up in a traditional Chinese family where the sole ambition for girls was to get married into a respectful family. ...