Family

Facing challenges

I began having seizures in the second grade. I remember my first one still very clearly. I heard my dad in a panicking voice saying my name and it was constantly echoing. I also saw pitch...

Dig Deep and Keep Going

I do all of the things other young people my age do, like hang out with my friends, watch Youtube and Netflix, and listen to music. There are days when I don’t feel pretty and days when I...

women's stories

Proud TB Survivor

This is a story of a little girl. Her miserable life started at the age of six. She was a bit ill, suffering from cough and cold. Her parents took her to a doctor and there her downfall...

Feminist Activism through Writing

My story is I do my activism with my writing. Since I couldn’t find a book about global young women’s activism, other than regional studies, I traveled to hot spots for democracy...

The Gifts

I’m a grandmother now, and I have a story to tell. It is time to “say it forward”. Childhood is meant for innocent and happy times, but after age four mine was painful. There were...

I love GOTR

Does your school have girls on the run? Mine does and I am a part of it! This is such a fun program. One reason I loved the program so much was because of all the amazing friends and...

women's stories

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

I knew early on in my life that it was not good, Not for me, my siblings, nor my relatives and friends who were growing up in very similar situations. Life that included alcoholism...