Worldwide, it’s estimated that one out of every three women has been a victim of violence. Also, women are paid less than men, and they are less likely to hold positions of leadership. Female babies are even aborted at a higher rate than male babies. This phenomenon is so common in some countries that it even has a name: femicide.
Bobbi Gibb is a woman who doesn’t believe in running away from prejudice. She believes in chasing her dreams and breaking down barriers. Ever since she was a young girl Bobbi loved to run. She was never happier than when pounding the pavement. Running was a spiritual activity for Bobbi. She said, “When I run, I feel alive and part of the universe.”