#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

Life is full of miracles

Hi! I’m a 20 year old medical student from South India. I was always pampered as kid owing to the fact that I was the only child. I had everything growing up be it wealth, health or...

The strongest person I know

When they asked me, who is the strongest person I know? I replied, it’s me…i am the strongest person I know, I have been through things no one knows and I still laugh and be...

My story

I personally struggle with bipolar depression and severe anxiety. I was diagnosed about 3 years ago. I was 13. I was in and out of behavioral health facilities for 2 years. I have been a...

Life from hell

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood rape, other forms of violence and abuse. My name is Scarlett Rose, I am 19, and this is...

Kijan nou ka simonte pè ki nan nou.

Kijan nou kapab simonte pè ki nan nou? *premyèman* Si ou vle ale lwen nan lavi ou fok ou kwè nan tèt ou.Chak ou doute de tèt ou,ou ap anpeche ou avanse sou wout siksè ou.Konn valè...

The Grace of Life

How can a moment change your life for the better? I often asked myself how in the world we could encourage each and everyone to believe in themselves amidst all the confusions and doubts...

My life history

Growing up, I’ve noticed that many people, especially men, think they are entitled to a lot from a woman. They think they have the right to look, to gaze with the most naked desire. They...

Thoughts Matter

Hi , This is Jiya. You must have not heard about me. I am short and cute girl who loves to be with my family and friends . So here’s my story : Born to a simple Gujarati family in...

Anything is possible

My names Kiera, I’m 18 years of age and from the age of 3 weeks old I have been suffering, and I’m finally at the point where I want to share my story. When I was 3 weeks old, I was...

De deshuesada a empoderada

Algo chistosa mi historia, porque lo más característico de quien soy ahora es algo que apenas y puedo recordar. Mi nacimiento fue, en palabras de mis padres: ‘un milagro’...