#YoungWomenSay

Stories submitted by women under 30…

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...

TAKUT DEWASA

Hi aku seorang wanita berumur 22 yang sebentar lagi akan berumur 23. Aku si wanita yang penuh akan ketakutan perihal masa depan, aku masih disini sampai sekarang, masih dititik yang sama...

THEY CAN NOT BREAK US

Today, I realized that I am so strong, because I have three stories like this. Three times someone tried to rape me—first, when I was eight years old, [the] second time when I...

Burden of expectation- Who to blame?

Don’t know where to begin! But I feel so overloaded with thoughts that if I didn’t share, my mind will blast. I don’t want to get known by name, the only thing I want is...

Survive

Covid affected all of us. We had to stay in our homes and become sick of each other if not of an illness. We had to rely on technology and become zoom-bies. But some of us teenage, black...

I’m still healing

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains a description of childhood rape. Before I start, I would like to note that this does not even cover a quarter of...

You will overcome!

The quote reads ‘Things either make you or break you.’ I believe at first, my life really broke me. But when I started to comprehend how wasteful I was being with my existence, it was...