by... No one really cares if you smile or you cry Life goes on if you're alive or you die This is a world of real people living a lie Too busy faking smiles I wish I knew why And then came a day when I learnt to say 'No' I listened to my heart … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: No one really cares if you smile or you cry
by ... A girl walking down the Earth, Struggling to be better than was. She has her own wishes and dreams That are pure and bright like a star. A girl who's got scars on her arms, She got through a difficult fight, This pain will remain in her heart Right 'till the end of … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: A girl walking down the Earth,
by ... A girl walking down the Earth, Struggling to be better than was. She has her own wishes and dreams That are pure and bright like a star. A girl who's got scars on her arms, She got through a difficult fight, This pain will remain in her heart Right 'till the end of … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: A girl walking down the Earth
by Katie Hogan Part I In the foggy torrent of Hurricane Floyd, I am born with curiosity that tumbles behind blue eyes. I terrify my parents with my own thunder. Part II I am too young to remember when I first learn that I am better seen and not heard. Part III I am hollow and … Continue reading Poetry Contest: The Unsilencing
by Emma Beckenham In the distance A woman wearing confidence Like a pearl necklace Unafraid of her future And unaffected By the circumstances She finds herself in For you see She is me A few steps ahead And although I'm not there yet She is cheering me on And I can see her In the distance.
by sprinkled_with_sass I love how she kisses everyone else's scars when she herself is bleeding. I love how she flips her hair in confidence knowing she 'got it'. I love how she sees no limit to her abilities. I love how she winks at any challenge bestowed upon her. And without the might of a man … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: I love how she smiles, suppressing the hurt within.
by Vanessa Daniela I was reading the book, "I am Malala," last month. I was motivated to describe how I felt reading her book. It was an inspirational and profound life lesson for me; I believe it would be for many others. I do regret not reading it before now. Malala is an energetic and … Continue reading Malala: Motivational Life Story
Via The Daily Bell After a nerve-racking, jam-packed five-hour bus ride on a careening mountain road in the Nepalese countryside, I was seriously doubting my life choices. I had quit my job, moved my stuff back home with Mom and Dad, budgeted my modest savings for the next five months, and now I was in […] … Continue reading via Would You Quit Your Job to Build a School in Nepal? — peoples trust Toronto
by Rahmat, a 300lvl student of Adult Education I'm a woman, in pride and honour I glow In power and motivation I flow In love and affection I drown for the prince of my heart A golden heart he had with a charming apparition His display of humanity and integrity gave more hope of security to … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Second Place
by Paris Holmes Utilizing OUR bodies to carry and give life. Sometimes giving up dreams to focus on being an amazing mother or wife. Replacing OUR last name with trust. Sacrifice is strength which is implanted in US. STRENGTH The amount WE have to love repeatedly, even after abuse. The necessary roles WE fill or … Continue reading II Poetry Contest-Second Place: Sacrifice
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Martin Luther King, Jr. Providence Day School High School Sophomore Shreya Mantha has been volunteering to help at-risk girls in the Charlotte community since she was in middle school. When she saw the issues other girls her age were facing, she decided […] … Continue reading via The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl — CLT Tales
https://player.vimeo.com/video/162096099 Post written by Serra Sippel and Bergen Cooper. The International Day for Maternal Health and Rights was launched in 2014 by the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) with other global sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations with support growing every year since. On behalf of the International Day for Maternal Health … Continue reading via International Day for Maternal Health and Rights: A Call for Action — Girls’ Globe