Hi Bloggers- At the age of 27 Nice Nailantei Leng’ete has helped 15,000 girls escape from the grips of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She was exposed to this practice at the age of 8, but she had managed to run away with her sister. Her relentless effort in helping these girls is truly impactful, and… Continue reading Thank You Nice Nailantei Leng’ete
Generally speaking, I am not a huge television watcher. Okay, if watching television correlates with having a life in your terms - then I guess I am lifeless. LOL. Wow, that sounds kind of weird, would you agree? Okay, I was passing the time. Now let's get to work, shall we? I am about to… Continue reading Wait, You Are Going Tell Me What Beauty Is?
Can you imagine being banned from driving? Yes, I am serious. Now let me add another level to this. Can you imagine being banned from driving because of your gender? Until recently, women in Saudi Arabia were not granted the "right" to drive because of their gender. I emphasize "right" because Saudi Arabia was the… Continue reading YES – Women Are Driving!
“It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Body image is a serious issue for many people. These two words simply define the view one has of their body, right? In most cases, the opposite is often true. What do I mean? Well, many people tend to associate ”body image” with the external world. They place too much importance on how others view… Continue reading Body Image: Why is it an Image?
I was on the phone with a relative back in India yesterday and I would like for you to take a wild guess in terms of the one question you think she asked me. Nope she didn’t ask me about how I was planning on contributing to the betterment of society. Oh, and she didn’t… Continue reading Women Won’t Back Down This Time Around.
Hello Everyone! I hope you are having an amazing day! When I heard about the Husband Stitch - I was left in shock. A couple of days ago I received a message on Instagram with an article about the Husband Stitch and I could not believe what I read. According to Healthline, a husband stitch… Continue reading The Husband Stitch
Akshay Kumar has become the pioneer in the Bollywood industry for bringing to light very essential yet long over due conversations in India. With his upcoming film PadMan he has definitely broken the silence surrounding the topic of menstrual cycles and he has spread the message of the importance of accessibility to free sanitary pads… Continue reading Akshay Kumar: The PadMan
Don't you absolutely love when women and girls fully support one another? This in itself is so powerful and it is definitely a reliable way of creating a strong foundation for lasting change. Let's look at an inspiring example of this right in Hollywood. Jessica Chastain fought to get Octavia Spencer equal pay for an… Continue reading #WomenProgressingTogether
We Are Relentless. We Never Give Up. We Confidently Push For Change. Always, Always, and Forever. Yes- It is important to speak on all the work that has to be done in regards to empowering women on a global scale but it is as equally essential to recognize the amazing achievements along the way. Let's… Continue reading #WomenAreWinning