Societal Pressures

I’m Slowly Dying

Has anyone ever almost caused your death and never apologized? Well that happened to me, and let me tell you one thing: it was absolutely devastating to learn the truth. Hi, my name is...

Just One Decision

I had an amazing breakthrough a few months ago, and it completely changed my life, but let me start with some backstory, explaining why this decision became so instrumental in helping me...

I have the right to express myself

As long as I remember, I haven’t been sincere and open with people about who I’m, my dreams and hopes, and how I want to live my live. In fact, I probably didn’t know that myself. Nor...

Wife beating

I ran away from an extremely abusive marriage despite everyone including my own parents advising me to endure the pain and be silent about it because according to our culture women should...

hollow soul

this is me ,noor , a empty soul , a dummy , a coward , a girl with zero potential . i am empty ,i dont have freinds ,i dont know how to make freinds ,i have no confidence ,i want to live...

My mom. My hero.

Strong. Humble. Powerful. Courageous. Brave. Independent. Hard-working. These are the words that come to my mind when I think about my mom. Raising two little girls in a single-parent...

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)...

Don’t kill me

Shazia was from a tribal area of Pakistan. She belonged to the Pashtun family. She ran away from her husband’s home in spite of being married. She was considered a perfect dancer in...

She Chose to Walk Away

Being born into a Pakistani family, it’s not easy to stop listening to what people are saying about you: about the way you dress, you walk, you talk, or you smile. I had to choose between...