Our Movement Was Made For This Moment {{VDay 2018}}

One out of three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence within their lifetime. One in 3.  The statistic alone is terrifying, yet in the wake of #MeToo, The Larry Nassar trial, pussy-grabbing Presidents and Weinstein's 'open secret' in Hollywood, it is no longer that hard to believe. Twenty years ago, when Eve Ensler … Continue reading Our Movement Was Made For This Moment {{VDay 2018}}

“The heart is capable of sacrifice…

The month of February is a wonderful month in my world. This is my 8th year of being involved in the international VDay movement. My involvement over those years has gone from online activism and raising awareness to last year being part of the organisation of Arusha's first VDay event. This year, I was production … Continue reading “The heart is capable of sacrifice…

Where words fail…

I don't have the words for what I have seen happening in Aleppo. The scenes being broadcast from within the destroyed city have become imprinted on my mind and my heart is broken.  The desperation of the people, the complete absence of humanity and mercy - it is almost impossible to make any sense of … Continue reading Where words fail…