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.
I came across this inspiring article through a link on another blog that was shared by a friend. It so moved me that I decided to get creative and made a series of social posters to share with my friends and spread the love. And I decided to share with you too. 'As I Began … Continue reading As I began To Love Myself
Just one more day to go! It's been a wild ride so far and I hope you enjoyed every bit of it.I saved some of the best for last of course. 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' would be incomplete without Warsan Shire. The poem 'Ugly' from her collection 'Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth' is … Continue reading Ugly by Warsan Shire
Poetry, poetry and more poetry! Today in our 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' Series, we are taking on a unique poet with quite a distinct style. Rupi Kuar's 'Milk and Honey' is a collection of poetry with unconventional lines and startling impact.
Happy New Week! International Women's Day is just a few days away. Can anyone remember this year's theme? I hope you said: #BalanceforBetter I am an Emotional Creature is a perfect celebration of the uniqueness and diversity that women bring to the table: her intuitiveness, her emotion and her passion.
It's a new day in our 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' series. Missed the first? 'A woman is not a potted plant' by Alice Walker is a must-read. 'Wombed Man' is another special read curated just for you. Enjoy! 'You look so girly' You say that as though it's a crime to be girly. I'm a … Continue reading Wombed Man