Child rights

My Mother at 12

As I sit in my buoyant palace, I wonder at my fate. At 12, She wakes up at dawn to fetch and clean; Before she struggles to prepare the family meal.

January 2, 2012

Today is a beautiful day. We have launched into the new year with beauty, grace and fireworks; and it is my second day being a member of the World Pulse community.

"It Was Just Another Daughter"

I saw Rose this morning near the chapel, sitting alone, quiet. Was she praying? I couldn’t say. Last Monday Her baby died. ‘Mummy!’ the baby had cried all day, in pain. In pouring rain