#YoungWomenSay

My life’s a miracle

Nov 24th 2017 I got into a very bad car accident, that gave me brain injury And left me into a coma for at least 2 days. My car was flipped over and everyone around me thought I died. I’m...

Disability

I was born with a disease that leaves most kids unable to walk, unable to stand. I am very lucky. I was able to walk and to run, almost like any other child, almost. Growing up my biggest...

Stranger Rape

I was raped 7 months ago. The man who raped me was never caught. I am 17 years old. I am not even close to being okay. My “friend” Lindsey decided to invite 2 dudes over to her...

Life

The following story was shared by a 14-year old whose life experience reminds us that we are all responsible for supporting and encouraging each other, and that the road to self-empowerment...

Spontaneity Can Reveal Opportunity

In my early teens, we moved to San Diego after many years in Newport Beach, CA. This move forced me to leave the only friends I had known and start a new life. Once in San Diego, I was...

The Power of Your Voice

The narrative of a woman’s value being in her vagina, ability to do homely chores and care to the family is one that has lingered for a long time. As a girl-child, I believed this and...