Two weeks before the start of every new year, it is evident that everyone is thinking their lives will be everything they want it to be the coming year. Everyone waits for a new year to start approaching to think of the ideal life. Yes, its time to make a change, its time for new … Continue reading New year, New you: Setting Achievable Goals.
So we could spend time saying periods are about bleeding and making or avoiding babies. But periods are about more than just the bleeding. So Abigail found out when she had her period. They had been chased into hiding due to the crises. All the running I guess sanitary materials were not the first thing … Continue reading Bleeding – Menstrual Products and How to Manage them
There are two types of women: those who have had a leakage incident and those who will have a leakage incident. These things happen on a daily basis and it's important to note most women are uncomfortable at this time of the month. We share a few tips on how to avoid the more embarrassing moments.
Excitement is one emotion that blows you off and then turns you on all at the same time. Instances could turn to circumstances and your stance in all this is the fuse. Form 2 was an exciting moment. The girls were all around 12 to 14 years old. Each day, the dormitory was rather fussy … Continue reading Flap: Precocious vs Delayed Puberty
Our bodies are vital and fragile and all we do to it could have really unhealthy effects. Breast ironing: Also known as breast flattening or breast sweeping is the act of using hard or heated objects like grinding stones, wooden spoons(spatulas) just to name a few to massage or "pound" the breast in a bit to decrease or slow down breast growth. The “breast ironing” process itself is painful and may make girls feel ashamed of their bodies.
Hello Fam!It's International Women's Day in a few days (March 8th to be exact) and we thought it would be great to do something special right here.Better the balance, better the world International Women's Day 2019 has as campaign theme:#BalanceforBetter Balance is not a women's issue, it's a business issue. The race is on for … Continue reading Celebrating Women Through Poetry
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Cameroon has one of the highest prevalence of Epilepsy in the World. But as Dr Mundih Noelar shares her experience, the social stigma associated with the disease is an even greater threat to People with Epilepsy than the disease itself. And if you are a woman, it's just a multiplier effect.
Dr Pat is an it to advocate interdisciplinary researcher, dramatist, poet and writer. She uses art to advocate in her play, 'Nkuma' on FGM. Here, she shares her experience in an interesting Q&A,
FGM is a practice that seeks to mute women by mutilating them. And today millions of girls still experience this practice with no idea of effects it may have on them.
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today and it remains largely unreported. Every 25th of November, since the year 2000, we celebrate international day of elimination of violence against Women. The theme for this year is "Orange the world: Generation equality stands against rape". Women, Men, Boys and Girls think about it.
What is depression? Medically, depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression (big book 😁) . It affects 3 major parts: feelings, thoughts and behavior. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You … Continue reading ABCs of Depression