Speaking Your Truth

No threat, No fear will silence me

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape, sexual assault, and other forms of abuse. My name is Jo, I am 20 years old and my...

My Story

My Story… by Kaylee McCormick Like any relationship there are ups and downs and although the downs were terrible, I always tried to hold onto the positives. I held onto these positives...

My sexual assault stories

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual assault. I’m not gonna include any names or in depth detail because I am...

Life goes on

Hello, My name is Nawaf and I’m from Iraq. The story starts with me going shopping with my family back when I was just 12 years old. I remember asking my parents if I could grab some...

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...

Valuable Lessons

I first heard about Girls on the Run at an event for individuals with disabilities. I attended the fair as a vendor and loved the inclusivity that GOTR stood for. In talking with the GOTR...

I need to speak up

The first season I coached GOTR – I had only been home for a few years after a bad divorce. Curriculum 1 (this was fall 2012) was so amazing for me that year. I learned so many...

life under law and treasures

My name is Nicole and I had lived a terrible nightmare though my story may not go far it does grow strong, you see when I was belittle as a kid it reflect on struggle and ever chance it was...

Deliver the entire life

My name is Natalia, I am 26 years old, I was trained as an Obstetrician in the provinces of Tucumán and Entre Ríos, Argentina. I consider myself a feminist, an activist for women’s...