#Metoo

The hashtag me too has been trending for a few days now and while it is sad that it took such a long time for the truth about Harvey Weinstein and his alleged sexual predatory behavior to be revealed to the world, it is encouraging to see women all...

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The elephant in the room- sexual abuse

Sexual violence- those two words put together invoke different reactions in people. It causes some to cringe, brings back traumatic memories for others, and shockingly, is considered a funny issue by some. Why the thought of someone’s sexual will being overridden by another is amusing to some, I will...

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A Glimmer of Hope..

  Hope… This word is often used so carelessly that is undervalued, its unique meaning forgotten. Hope is what keeps us going time after time; hope is what strengthens us to continue defending those in need and those who cannot defend themselves. Our hope however, or at least mine, is rooted...

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Human first…

  As I read through newspaper articles, blog posts, etc, one things is apparent; we have forgotten that we are human first before anything else. Hospital bombings, attacks on civilians, torture and sexual abuse are so rampant that they are becoming a normality to read about, that’s frightening! I...

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