Breast Cancer Awareness in October

October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness and many countries participated in various activities to commemorate the lives of those who have passed, those who survived and the families of these warriors. Pink is the colour associated with breast cancer and every year supporters, organisations and the media get creative with the colour to …

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Dear Young Girl

I'm sorry that you are at a stage in your life in which you question who you are and why this had to happen to you.  I'm sorry that the media has placed too much emphasis on this unfortunate turn of events and cast your accuser as somewhat a victim.  I'm sorry that you are …

It’s Time to Talk

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute coordinated by …

The Voice Within

I've been silent for too long and want to use this as an opportunity to empower and let other women know that they are not alone.....   My incident began when I was in Grade 10 with my boyfriend who I knew from Grade 9. My downfall in the relationship was that I never took …