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.
Tag: women empowerment
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.
Hot Seat-Period Leaks
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.
Breaking the Silence on Menstruation
Half of the world menstruates, yet why so much silence around periods? Young women need to be educated.
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
Milk and Honey
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.