Global Health

End Period Poverty and Period Shame.

As a young girl I passed through Period Poverty and Period Stigma. Staying with someone who could never care about me as a girl. I dropped out of school because I could never afford to buy...

Mistreatment and abuse in childbirth

My experience with child birth consists of mistreatment, abuse, physiological torture and poor suturing. I remember my labour pain started very early in the morning at around 5am, I had my...

All of the Red Balloons

This story originally appeared in Kate Rademacher’s collaborative blog series on the topic of Risky Love: Without giving it too much thought, I signed up to spend spring break my...

Covid19 – Rome, March 8th 2020

When thinking if we could do something for other women today , March 8th 2020, I realized I could tell what’s about COVID19 this new dangerous flu emergency in my country. I am...

Shit Matters !?.

For 20 years, a toilet managed my life. A kidney disorder- diagnosed at the age of two- led to constraints in mobility and concerns of locating a safe, clean public toilet. This failure of...

Rewriting the Script

Trigger warning: Please be aware that this story includes a graphic description of childhood FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). This was one chilly afternoon in the month of November in the...