#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

THE LABYRINTH OF LIFE

I think [violence] is often happening in our society, but I think a lot of people consider it as normal, and no one is sharing it, and everyone is keeping this inside of them. I...

Forgive Yourself

I wanted to focus on self-forgiveness, for blaming ourselves for justifying and normalizing violence. I think [violence] is often happening in our society, but I think a lot of...

My Story.

Hi there My name is Emma, I’m a teenager living in New Zealand, and I’d like to share my story. Not for fame, or recognition, or sympathy, or anything like that. Purely to tell...

Prove Them Wrong

I want to start by putting up a trigger warning, my story talks about subjects that might be hard or triggering for some. My name is Em and my battle with mental illness started at a young...

Women Safety

At 10pm I went to nearby shop for shampoo. One boy followed me & he tried to enter my room forcefully. He almost entered & then I pushed him away & started shouting then he ran...

Samantha’s heart condition story

Hi my name is Samantha Quintero I’m 22 years old almost 23 years old I was born with HRHS which is called Hypoplastic right heart syndrome pulmonary atresia congestive heart...

LIFE CAN BE BEAUTIFUL

I wish for everyone to learn something useful from my story, my suffering.  All refugees feel bad, but someone can understand them. When you lose someone you love, this is a very hard...

THROUGH THE BARS TO FREEDOM

[This is] the most powerful and yet, the most horrible story in my life. I still cannot realize how I managed to get in between the bars, because it was very, very thin. I don’t...