via Fighting female genital mutilation: Education matters — World Education Blog

There are approximately 45 million girls of primary and secondary school age not going to school in sub-Saharan Africa according to the UIS – more than in any other region. Our 2017/8 report showed that across 18 countries in the region, gender-based violence, as measured by intimate partner violence, early marriage and female genital mutilation, […] … Continue reading via Fighting female genital mutilation: Education matters — World Education Blog

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via Setara Hassan: Empowering Afghan Women Through Media — Leadarise Journal

This month, Leadarise takes you to Afghanistan to meet Young Woman to Watch Setara Hassan. Setara was born in Afghanistan but fled the civil war with her family in the ’90s when she was still a child. The family first moved to Pakistan before settling in Denmark. Setara grew up influenced by both Eastern and […] … Continue reading via Setara Hassan: Empowering Afghan Women Through Media — Leadarise Journal

Opinion: Domestic Violence…”You Are Not Alone” — Women of Egypt Mag

Wednesday November 29, 2017 By: Menna Doubal Body stamped with rainbow coloured bruises, dislocated shoulders, broken bones, battered souls, muted screams, silent cries, shattered voice and endless feelings of sorrow… “I was trapped. I felt like his property. I was literally just his punching bag.” Since the beginning of time, women were considered unequal to […] … Continue reading Opinion: Domestic Violence…”You Are Not Alone” — Women of Egypt Mag

The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy via​ The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pZwvrxVavnQ?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Writing about the sexual exploitation of women should come from a woman, and so today’s blog comes from Roxanne. We also provide a video that educates men on the meaning of consent. Lastly, we include links to local organizations who work with women and girls who have suffered from sexual abuse. via The Shameful, Too … Continue reading The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy via​ The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy

Women on Writing – Enthusiastic and Sad Life Lessons that We Should Read

by Vanessa Daniela This summer, I have read fascinating books that expanded my knowledge about society,  cultures and human rights. I can not deny how shocked, sick, or enthusiastic I was after some chapters on these books. For some of them, you will need to have a thick skin to read thru pages of torture … Continue reading Women on Writing – Enthusiastic and Sad Life Lessons that We Should Read

II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…

By Vaishnavi Sai As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone It was my fault All my fault The day the motor cycle guy spanked me It was my fault I was walking on the FOOTPATH That time when the cab driver adjusted his rear view mirror It was … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: As I write this, I think about all the incidents where I blamed someone…