Claiming Your Power

Alea-Carolin

Wenn Schwäche zu Stärke wird

Ein Kind der Stille war ich schon immer. Gern in der Natur, gern allein – und gern von anderen übersehen. Oft beschlich mich das Gefühl, ‘anders’ zu sein als die anderen, in Gruppen...

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Sliding Doors: un nuovo mondo

La vita è sempre sorprendente e anche se sai che è così, si rimane sempre sbalorditi dal flusso degli avvenimenti. Ad un certo punto della mia vita, come molte altre donne, ho incontrato...

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A Girl from Sinking Bottom

Early in my childhood, my parents separated and eventually got divorced. My sister and I went to live with our grandmother in rural Jamaica. We lived in a farming community called James...

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You are the change

As a girl growing up in Kenya, a patriarchal society with a strong cultural heritage, I knew from the onset that achieving my goals was not going to be a walk in the park. Most of the time...

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The Limitless Power of Girls

I first uncovered the inequalities and challenges that girls face at a very young age. When I was a girl, I loved basketball. It made me feel free, fast, strong, and in control of my own...

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The Voice of a Survivor

During the three decades I have lived as a woman, I have experienced, felt, and witnessed many discriminatory practices, especially harmful traditional practices such as female genital...

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Building Intergenerational Bridges

I started my work as a volunteer and I still volunteer. Late at night, in the weekends, travelling in and out of my city alone for 10 hours for both work and volunteer work, sometimes I...

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Every Woman is Powerful

I believe that every woman is powerful, and just needs to explore her inner strengths. This is a story of an ordinary woman who opened her eyes in the very normal middle class family, where...

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The Life We Create In Telling Our Story

We create and re-create our life in the stories we tell others about ourselves and in the stories we tell ourselves. Several years ago I heard Ben Zander, conductor of The Boston...