Thirty one year old Jane and a man approach the counter on a Sunday morning. For ten years, Jane has frequented the registration, immigration and social welfare departments to no avail.
2013 VOF Module 2
Harassment is a very common word used in many different situations but why when this word is heard from the lips of a woman does it become scandalous?
(Linda Bansil, 33, is a citizen journalist and filmmaker who, together with her sister, Nadjoua, 35, was abducted by the infamous Abu Sayyaf w
How to make some people invisible.
It has been three years since I lost my ability to talk audibly following an emergency tracheotomy and repeated surgeries in my upper larynx that left my vocal cords slightly paralyzed.
Many Somalis choose to flee the war, the poverty, and the dire situation within the country. They dream of being granted citizenship.
My uncle Ruhindi came home to visit once when I was a child. I remember the visit clearly because the usually jovial man was very distraught.
Just two weeks ago I met Sandrene*, a fourteen year old girl from a rural parish in Jamaica who signed up to participate in the I’m Glad I’m A Girl Summer Camp.
“She can’t be Sudanese!
I stood trembling in the queue, my pants at my knees, humiliated.