US-born Ugandan Ruth Bahika packed over 20 years of life in the USA in boxes and moved back home to Kabale, Uganda permanently. Her goal was to provide 'a new home for girls'.
Aug 02, 2013 from United Kingdom
“My life is a life of ups and downs; sometimes more downs than ups,” Toyin says as she describes the challenges a person with disabilities faces in a society as unempathetic towards vulnerable people
Jul 31, 2013 from Australia
Forced to walk naked past male inmates and perform oral sex on them is a tormenting experience for some transwomen in Malaysia who are imprisoned for “impersonating a woman.” To prevent further abuse
As a community leader and public figure, it is not easy to get an interview appointment with Alice Kirambi.
Jul 19, 2013 from Sierra Leone
Upon meeting Carol “Sallymatu” Bangura it is impossible not to be struck by her resilience, tenacity and fearlessness when challenging the status quo.
Jul 19, 2013 from United States
Life is unpredictable. Rina Crane can attest to that.
In the summer of 2009, Shamo Thar’s trip to Mukbo village, a remote herding community of 750 nomads, changed her life.
In, 2012, the FBI announced that Camden, a city in New Jersey, USA , ranked first in violent crimes per capita of cities with over 50,000 residents in the country.
A loving mother, courageous journalist and passionate activist, Amal Habbani embodies the aspirations of Sudanese women.
Jul 15, 2013 from Jamaica
I met Georgia Love over a year ago.