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}}

Why Girl’s Education Matters…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e8xgF0JtVg When a girl has self-belief and is supported by her family and community; when she's empowered with skills, ideas and knowledge; when she has access to services, role models and other girls: when she is visible and vocal - she can demand to stay in school, to get healthcare, and to get married and … Continue reading Why Girl’s Education Matters…

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…