A horrifying video of a woman being stoned to death has been traveling around the internet. In Ghor Province, Afghanistan, a 19-year-old girl named Rokhshana was murdered by Taliban members. 418 more words
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Halloween, All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days represent a friendly (if bony, skeletal) handshake between Paganism and Christianity, an exaltation of escape and revelry, as well as somber respect for death and those whom it has claimed.
Josephine Kulea, or “Mama Kuela” as she is known by the young girls she has rescued, founded the Samburu Girls Foundation. Through the foundation, Kuela has saved thousands of girls from genital mutilation and childhood marriage, which has been a pressing issue within the Samburu tribe. 390 more words
Over the weekend I was told the fantastic news that the house that Hepburn lived in when she first moved to Hollywood in 1932 is up for sale. 153 more words
A few years ago, it hit me that I was in a situation I needed to get out of. I was new(ish) to London, felt like I hadn’t made that many friends (it turned out I was wrong about that), didn’t like my job, was constantly skint (I worked 12hours a week on minimum wage, sometimes starting at 6.30am, or finishing at 11pm) and shared a room with a boy I was in love with but very deeply unhappy being with with. 1,275 more words