II Poetry Contest: No one really cares if you smile or you cry

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

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II Poetry Contest: I can see her

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.

II Poetry Contest: I love how she smiles, suppressing the hurt within.

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.

via Would You Quit Your Job to Build a School in Nepal? — peoples trust Toronto

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

via The Charlotte Teen who Started the Foundation to Nurture the Leader in Every Girl — CLT Tales

“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

via International Day for Maternal Health and Rights: A Call for Action — Girls’ Globe

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