Dec 03, 2014 from Madagascar
Home abandonment, scars, public humiliation, rape, violence against women is an everyday occurrence. The media never tire of talking about it. The victims remain silent.
The tiny fingers that curl inside and clasp her tightly in the small palm signifies an infant is nearby, a baby is born!
The arrival of a child is welcomed and the whole house sparkles in joy.
While the rest of the world sleeps peacefully ,there are numerous homes which cry and wail for help and live in nightmare.
The silence and resilience of women in any corner of the world since ages has become the reason or cause for being victimized.
She walked few steps up to the silent river which flowed on the outskirts of the village.On a chilled afternoon she took out a coin from her carefully tucked yet crumpled saree ,that she had probably
Dec 18, 2013 from United States
I founded Peopleweaver. We work with Congolese women refugees living in the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Uganda. For several years the microcredit women requested adult education.
When nothing else worked out, the cruel and pitiless mind of a ruthless person decided to strangle the pulse of an unborn life.
Her painful agonies had been silenced. She stood mutely amidst the crowd of known & unknown strangers who were ready to rip her integrity in minutes like a show of mockery and sarcasm.
May 31, 2013 from Jamaica
I am sitting in my room on this rainy morning, looking outside my window and thinking about life and appreciating how happy I am.
GLOBAL CHANGE STARTS WITH GIRLS (by Kathy CALVIN, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation)