On confusing control with love…

When the rapper T.I. publicly stated this week that he takes his teenage daughter to the gynaecologist to check if her 'hymen is still intact', the world let out a collective "Uh, what???". The backlash was well-deserved as people took to social media to condemn the father's actions. In a series of tweets denouncing T.I.'s … Continue reading On confusing control with love…

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.Β  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}}

“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