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

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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…

Domestic Violence Burn Victim Speaks Out—Trigger Warning — The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel

As I have read today about this case of domestic violence, my heart truly goes out to this brave burn victim who has a message for all women from her hospital bed. She wants all to know that verbal abuse leads to physical abuse and if in an abusive relationship, to get out. What this […] … Continue reading Domestic Violence Burn Victim Speaks Out—Trigger Warning — The Abuse Expose’ with Secret Angel

My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US

"My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US" is the first episode of the series called "Real Women, Real Stories". The series gives voice to women that were trafficked and their journey to reach their personal goals.     Brooke Axtell is the Director of Communications and … Continue reading My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US

#wearethesame Urging to place women’s empowerment

  We Are All The Same Project ideas started with my sketchbook, #weareathesame, that I made for The Sketchbook Project organized by the Brooklyn Art Library. #weareallthesame is a piece that tries to translate the pain and the blood of every single woman who is suffering from sexual exploitation and domestic violence. Every person who … Continue reading #wearethesame Urging to place women’s empowerment

“Speaking the Unspeakable”: Sexual Violence in Conflict — Girls’ Globe

Their suffering and desperation was so great that they begged them to kill them, to end their pain once and for all… but the men who had been raping them replied, “No, we’re going to leave you alive so you can die of sadness.” This is the harrowing story told in the documentary “The Uncondemned” … Continue reading “Speaking the Unspeakable”: Sexual Violence in Conflict — Girls’ Globe

“Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”

Moroccan state TV is being bombarded by activists after airing a tutorial showing women how to cover up bruises from domestic abuse. According to the Huffington Post, “Sabahiyat,” a show that airs on the state’s Channel 2M, aired a segment on Nov. 23 couple of days before the International for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Domestic … Continue reading “Do not cover domestic violence with makeup, condemn the aggressor!”