Think you Know About Sickle Cell? These Two Women Will Challenge your Ideas

I met this two amazing women at different moments in my life. And they couldn't be more unlike each other. But strangely their stories which they continue to share daily has thought me a few great lessons about life in general, and about a neglected genetic disorder that affects up to a 100 Million people in the world right now, most of them of African descent.

March Heroines: Women Who Inspire Us

Here we go again! Last year to celebrate March which is women's month, we curated beautiful pieces of poetry that celebrate woman in all her forms. This year, we want to put some faces to those descriptions of 'Phenomenal Woman'. From politics to the arts and philantropy, our March Heroines are from every walk of … Continue reading March Heroines: Women Who Inspire Us

The many shades of Violence against women

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.

As I began To Love Myself

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

Ugly by Warsan Shire

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