As a high-school student in Turkey, whenever I took the bus I would make sure to keep an open safety pin in my hand – to poke molesters with. 79 more words
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Özgecan Aslan was a 20-year-old psychology student with dreams, fears and aspirations who was tortured and murdered by a man. She could have become just another statistic in a global pandemic of male violence against women, but in Turkey and neighbouring Azerbaijan she has become an icon. 7 more words
Mildred K Barya graduated from Makerere University, Uganda, with a Bachelor’s degree in Literature, an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, New York, and is currently a PhD fellow at the University of Denver, Colorado. 429 more words
Moja baka, rođena 1927. godine, kada je pitaju za čim žali u dosadašnjem životu, pored gubitka najmilijih, odgovoriće što nije završila bar osnovnu školu.
Ona zna da piše i čita jer je pohađala dva razreda, ali tada je toj djevojčici željnoj znanja školovanje surovo prekinuto. 606 more words
Fact emerging from an investigative report conducted by Daily Trust 13 February 2015; with support of Ford Foundation reveals an inhumane, illegal, and exploitative trend of rape and child trafficking in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps, especially in North East Nigeria; mostly ravaged by the 5-year Boko Haram insurgency. 448 more words
Traveling is not always easy. We take it for granted when we can afford it, when we’ve been taught how to handle and cherish it. But there are people on this planet, and there are worlds and ideologies behind them that make them feel as small and as threatened as it only could be, just so that they never ever think of leaving. 730 more words