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desperate housewifes...

My post is not about an American television comedy-drama series. You find it here >desperate housewifes... … Read More»

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ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE

If I die today, it will be on record that I spread this particular information, it will be on record that in my only little way, I fought the good fight and posterity will be my witness. … Read More»

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Yet Another Domestic Worker's Rantings

(Inspired by different stories of Domestic Worker's I have meet) Swallowing the pride in solitary times you can't say no becomes an artistic way to us, Overseas Contract Workers. … Read More»

PHOTO ESSAY: Documenting the Lives of Girls in Haiti

In the 1300 tent cities scattered across post-earthquake Haiti, young girls are coming of age amidst threats of sexual violence, rampant disease, and makeshift living conditions. Photographer Nadia Todres visited the camps of Port-au-Prince to document the precarious lives of girls on the ground. Read More »

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Sohni 3: Life Inside a Flood Camp

This is the story about a young girl from the small village of Jhongal in Upper Sindh. … Read More»

Visionary Leaders

Bearing Witness: Girls and Women in Haiti’s Camps

When Didi Bertrand Farmer returned to Haiti, she was unprepared for what she saw in the tent cities: an increase in sexual violence; mothers forced to leave their vulnerable daughters; young girls, pregnant as a result of rape. Read More »

"In Haiti, women are the centerpost—the potomitan—of our families and society."

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When Misguided Optimism Makes Us Bad Global Citizens

All of us like to think that we are generally good employees, friends, spouses, mothers, fathers, students, and citizens. … Read More»

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Fumbling through the nightmare

Sometimes something goes wrong along the way … because it’s destiny’s way of showing us where we are going … … Read More»

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What should it be called? Child labour...prejudicial…or just poverty!

When I look to the west from my house rooftop, I can see a small factory, which directly faces the streets. … Read More»

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I WAS BORN ON A MAT

I was born on a mat Airyn R. Lentija I was born on a mat dried coconut leaves woven by the hands of my ancestors; the great heirs of the earth’s dust. I am a farmer’s daughter … Read More»

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