“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question we ask kids all the time. At a young age, their answers are all over the place: an astronaut, a professional wrestler, a unicorn. But when kids get older, they become a little more realistic. And while every parent wants his or her kids to do what makes them happy, a lot of us would like our
More than 300 actresses, writers and directors have launched a project to help fight sexual harassment in the film industry and other workplaces. The initiative, which is called Time’s Up, was announced via a full-page advert printed in the New York Times. The Hollywood project is described as a “unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere”. It comes in the wake of sexual abuse allegations by
Berna Amullen is a Ugandan woman who suffers from infertility as a result of untreated sexually transmitted disease. She was diagnosed too late to be given proper treatment and she lost the hope of being a mother and is leading a happy life. In her video, she shares her devastating story of mistreatment, discrimination and violence from her husband, family and community as a result of being infertile. Amullen speaks
1)This story begins when I was a child: I was born poor. Often we hadn’t enough to eat. Whenever we had some food, Mother often gave me her portion of rice. While she was transferring her rice into my bowl, she would say .. “Eat this rice, son! I’m not hungry.” 2)As I grew, Mother gave up her spare time to fish in a river near our house; she
After her husband chopped off her hands for being ‘barren’ Jackline Mwende welcomes a bouncing baby boy!
In Kenya, Jackline Mwende and her ex husband had been trying to get a baby for the longest time but things were not working out for them. This made things hard for the two to a point where the ex husband decided to chop off her hands and scarred her face for being barren. But finally after all the misfortune, the 28-year old lady from Machakos is now a mother
When does your marriage need professional help? There’s no question — marriage can be challenging. Maybe marriage counseling should be something you register for when you tie the knot. Much like a new set of dishes that gets scratched from constant use, relationships can also show wear and tear over the years. So how do you know if your marriage has hit a rough patch or it’s something more serious…
I’m going to make a confession to you. It’s a confession many men will try to deny, but it’s the truth. Here it is…we men get our feelings hurt a lot more than we admit. Wow. I already feel a sense of relief now that this HUGE secret if off my chest! We tend to create gender stereotypes where women are more “emotional,” but both men and women are emotional