Depression: Help Yourself

by Anita I stopped going out. It used to be one of my favorite things to do. But now I had no strength or will to get up, get ready and go out. I used to enjoy talking to people. Now I avoid talking to anyone because it meant I had to pretend to be … Continue reading Depression: Help Yourself

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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…

The Root of Cause — The Issue With Violence Against Women and Girls

Violence against women and girls is an issue not only nationwide but globally, and has been an issue for many years. This issue is a huge problem for women across the globe. The number of ways that women have experienced violence would put someone at a loss for words. But, what is the cause of […] … Continue reading The Root of Cause — The Issue With Violence Against Women and Girls

II Poetry Contest: March 8th – International Women’s Day

by D. Avery Some women Some women had their last treatment today Some their first Some were untreated. Some had heart attacks, some died Some lived. Some women felt dead inside Others felt vibrant and alive. Baby girls were born today borne of women become mothers While others became aunts, mentors, friends. Today, and yesterday, and … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: March 8th – International Women’s Day

National Children’s Awareness Month

Image: Festival of Children Foundation by Mariana Laviaguerre Not all children have the wonderful childhood we all hope to provide for our own children. Many children live in fear and neglect, and each year, approximately 3.3 million children experience some form of domestic violence. Therefore, June has been established as the National Children's Awareness Month … Continue reading National Children’s Awareness Month