BUT SHE IS A MOUSY MOUSE Speaking up when people expect you to keep quiet, Standing up when you are “deemed” to be sitting down. Breaking forth and breaking out When you have been “caged” Pulling down the gates, When you have been in the dungeon for eons It is a lonely path. VICTIMIZED… Read More The Lonely Path
Female genital mutilations (FGMs) are a popular cultural practice in Africa. It is a practice that has been going on for ages. It was quite prevalent in Nigeria in those days and still is. Female genital mutilations are procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non medical reasons. FGMs… Read More Female Genital Mutilations In Africa
The world is practically sold on what an “ideal body” should look like by the media. We are constantly bombarded on all social media platforms by this perception of what an ideal body is. This notion is now the cause of a new form of bullying known as body shaming. What is body shaming and why do people do it? Here are 5 reasons why people body shame.… Read More Body Shaming: 5 Reasons Why People Do it!
Picture credit: Pinterest Bright and shining day. Shuffle in the dark. A vise like grip. A club to the head. Drugged. Grabbed from behind. Threatened. Coerced, Forced. Beaten. Unknowingly. Knowingly. Then it happens. A stranger, a family member, a trusted friend, a random mugging. It doesn’t matter the way it happens. Molested sexually. Raped. Not… Read More I was Sexually Molested
There is a saying that when you educate the girl child, you educate an entire community. Why then, are there still millions of uneducated girl child in Africa and other countries around the world?… Read More The Female Child, African Culture and the Society.