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Tahira Saleem's picture

A tale of two saviors

Under a democratic façade, my country is a theocratic state ruled by the clerics where talking about the sex and sex-related diseases is considered to be a taboo. … Read More»

amikijera's picture

Reclaiming What's Mine

Every nerve ending in my body aches and trembles with a story to be told. … Read More»

asha's picture

The Hose

My Story Standing Up It took me fifteen years of hard work to be able to build a home for my family. … Read More»

afrikangoddess's picture

Pictures of Our Ugliness! (My Story)

Make sure you take lots of interesting pictures. That was what my boss requested of me when I sought his permission for a leave of absence to attend my sister’s wedding in Ghana. … Read More»

Smay's picture

Too opinionated, crazy, ridiculous and a feminist

Usually I get people rolling their eyes, a nervous laugh and an uncomfortable smile. Thirty seconds later “Are you being serious?” … Read More»

Maureen Mukoya's picture

One woman against several men

After a long morning of preparation to go for work, i had to walk to the bus stop to pick a matatu (mini bus). A half an hour drive turned to a two hours drive due to the bad traffic of Kenyan roads. … Read More»

Mbali's picture

The Price of Getting Free

My Christianity was casual to non-existent till I was about 11 years old. We had moved to a new suburb and my mom hadn't found a new church for us to attend. … Read More»

Cheryl Rask's picture

When no one believes you ... living with mild traumatic brain injury

I woke on an average morning in Portland, Oregon, first responsibility take my son to Montessori. … Read More»

Lilibeth's picture

Awaken the Leaders

Standing UP seems a child who started to crawl to reach from one side to the other side. Few months later, child started on how to stand by holding either to the wall or tables and chairs. … Read More»

Diane Dillon's picture

STANDING TALL AGAINST ALL ODDS

MY NAME IS DIANE DILLON AMERICAN BORN LIVING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. … Read More»

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