The Rising Population of Young Mothers

“There is poor, inadequate and suppressed awareness on fertility, adolescent sexuality and development. Some of them don’t even know why they got pregnant because they don’t know how their body works,” said Kitong.  Solid proof that education is absolutely vital; self-education even more so. How do we allow  the younger generation of the world go […]

International Women’s Day: It Cannot Be Okay

While skimming through tweets, I read one that posed this question: What do we fight for on International Women’s Day? Which issues should we focus on? What does it mean to be a woman? It is officially International Women’s Day in my country. There will be a gathering of women, all sizes and shapes, all […]

Undoing Damage

There are conversations you have with people that you can’t ever forget, even if you are no longer in their lives, or you in theirs. In 2009, I took on the role of editor for the Women’s Edition of Metior, Murdoch Guild’s student magazine. Part of my job constituted of commissioning articles, which is really […]