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.

Bleeding – Menstrual Products and How to Manage them

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

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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.