On ‘White Saviour Barbie’ and why the conversation matters…

You may have seen the Instagram parody account 'White Saviour Barbie' - a  satirical account of a 20-year old service volunteer in Africa, documenting her journey to save children through self-sacrificing selfies.  The creators of @barbiesaviour have purposefully remained anonymous while maintaining the account, not only to make fun of their own experiences as volunteers in … Continue reading On ‘White Saviour Barbie’ and why the conversation matters…

A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer

  As the second, and final, event of our V-Day events in Arusha, the beautiful V-Day team presented readings from "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer". The book, edited by V-Day's founder, Eve Ensler, is a powerful collection of writings on the theme of stopping violence against women and girls. The monologues … Continue reading A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer

“My revolution begins in the body. It isn’t waiting anymore…” – Eve Ensler 

  Last night I had the privilege and joy of being part of the cast of The Vagina Monologues here in Arusha as part of the incredible worldwide V-Day movement.   Eve Ensler's play is both funny and thought-provoking. From the hilarious moments within "The Flood", "The Vagina Workshop", and "Because He Liked To Look … Continue reading “My revolution begins in the body. It isn’t waiting anymore…” – Eve Ensler