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Congratulations to all our sisters who read through last weeks Assignment. I was very challenged with the essays I read. Empowerment was defined as a willfull act to come out of a situation and go foward. I could read the rise of a women trop for rights and equality.

This week, I decided to have us build on last weeks work and write an esay of between 500-1000 words consoling,empowering, or saying NO to rape of women in war or conflict areas.
The assignment is.

-Chose a region or country which has suffered from a war or conflict in which you followed up what happened to women .Consider that you were invited to give a talk on violence against women during wars or conflicts.Write and essay either;

1) Consoling and encouraging women who were victims of rape,
2) Empowering women and girls who were victims and telling them( Common, its not over you can make it)or,
3) Incase you were closely affected or were a victim, tell your story how you auto empowered yourself.

The aim of this assignment is to bring us to be able to encourage the depressed through empowering messages. I believe we are one anothers helper. I remember a young victim who once said she felt like dying.Life was not worth living since men took advantage of a war and raped her indiscriminately

Such sisters of ours need your empowering voices.



Elsie's picture

Thank You Luma!

Wow, Luma! Thank you for this presenting this hot topic to the community! I know that on the PulseWire community we often wonder and discuss how to best support our sisters around the world who have lived through a traumatic experience such as rape. We will be listening with eager ears and supportive hearts to everyone's thoughts and responses.

Would you mind also posting your topic and question as a journal entry in the PulseWire lounge? This way everyone in the PulseWire lounge will know that your writing topic has been posted. We want to make sure that everyone has the chance to see your topic and join in the dialogue!

Thank you again Luma for your fantastic 'teacher' kickoff!


LUMA's picture

Thank You

Dear Elsie,
My warm greetings. Thank you for the mail and encouragement. Plse, I have tried to post it on Pulse wire Lounge but can't. May be I do not really understand hoe to go about it. I accessed the group but couldn't have the space to do so.
If you could plse help, I would be very very glad.
Thank you and wish you a calm and happy day
With warmest regards

Elsie's picture

Hi Luma, If you go the

Hi Luma,

If you go the PulseWire Lounge group home page (, you should see a tab on the top that says contribute. If you click on contribute, it should take you to a page where you can post a journal entry to the group. Please let me know if you still encounter any difficulty. Sending wishes for a happy day right back to you!


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