Claiming Your Power

Tell Your Story, Use Your Power

VIDEO: Yemurai Nyoni of Zimbabwe encourages women, especially young women, to recognize the power of their stories in supporting the empowerment of other women.

From Bondage to Mental Freedom

Freedom is possible!!! When I say those words I literally mean it’s possible! I recall so many challenging days in my life; when nothing but inward voices, hallucinations, depression...

Believe in yourself!

For the longest time I struggled with my weight and it would effectively put me in a bad mood. Then the thoughts came after, in deafening waves. “You’ve gained weight.” “How could...

Taking Flight, Again.

In elementary school I was the fastest girl runner in my class. I could even beat most of the boys. I would always win the races at field day. I can still remember that feeling of flight...

Say It Back

I love the title of this campaign, Say It Forward. I love the play on words, how it invites women to use their voices (Say), how it is open to all experiences and there is no prompt (It)...

I can and I will.

The society I grew up in is one that still believes a female’s place is at the back. She is not to aim high, dream big or speak out except when asked to. I grew up timid and afraid of...

In Bloom Not Broken – Mental Health

I have suffered with mental illness for most of my life starting with self harm and depression at the age of 14 which then led to anorexia in my 20’s and later being diagnosed with...