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

David’s Story

We know that in adults, if you go to Polmont Prison and you speak to young offenders there who are violent young men, they don’t know any better; they were brought up in a war zone so they are warriors, that is what they do, that’s how they understand life.  - John Carnochan - I … Continue reading David’s Story

“Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

We must unite. Violence against women cannot be tolerated, in any form, in any context, in any circumstance, by any political leader or by any government. -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- Every year, millions of women and girls worldwide suffer violence. Yet, with every rape, murder and assault that occurs, there is a rising tide … Continue reading “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead