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I am Truly made for Success

My dad died of AIDS when I was barely 16 and 8 years later mum followed. I was born the 3rd in a family of 11 children. … Read More»

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Standing up to Fight Alcoholism

We were sitting there, a few hundred women, gathered to discuss the reasons for our poor reproductive health. … Read More»

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It's Time to Take a Stand

It’s Time to Take a Stand … Read More»

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my life journey

I come from a community that belongs to the Terai part of Nepal where still girls are given less priority than boys. … Read More»

Mary Carter's picture

Won't Engage in Unethical Behavior Nor Will I Be Bought

After presenting a grant proposal written by my boss to the Council of Governments (COG, a County Judge asked me, “So why is it that your proposal is a verbatim copy of Canutillo’s proposal?” I almos … Read More»

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Standing Up against Corruption

Over the years, I have fought, I have struggled, and I am still managing to elude corruption off my way. The journey has not been easy especially when corruption becomes a custom. … Read More»

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For you and me

As a young woman, I'm very passionate, friendly and outgoing. Some "causes" have interested me since I was young: recycling, our right as children or youth, standing up for what you believe. … Read More»

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Standing Up

Growing up a young boy, I assumed the stereotypical role often shaped by family, environment, and society. … Read More»

Dando's picture

Let go of my hand!

I had read and listened to stories of how older men, mostly married harass young women and girls in my country. … Read More»

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In the Name of Tradition

Since the childhood, girls in my community are taught to learn the household chores to be a perfect “home makers,” “caring sisters/daughters,” “dutiful and loyal wives,” “loving mothers,” and “subserv … Read More»

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