In this country, we inherit the silence from our parents our backs bend under the weight of the abuse andwe stuff our words down our throats and choke our dreams on themwe say it will get better and do nothing to make it betterwe barely survive until one day our minds give up and we … Continue reading Bullshit #EndSARS
Recently, someone told me that my being scared of getting raped or attacked stems from insecurity. I didn't understand how he came to that conclusion but it made me realise that people still don't understand how it feels to be a girl living in a world where people will try to hurt you. So I'm … Continue reading About fear
Saying No isn't disrespectful. No matter what they're asking for, no matter who they are. If you don't want to do it, you look them in the eyes and you tell them No. Your body isn't a dirty secret, you don't have to hide behind words like cookie, boobs, tits, punani and pussy. You call … Continue reading A letter to my daughter, things I wish I was told.
On this beautiful international women's day, I want to talk about standards, and how they relate to gender. Let's start with sexuality. Where I'm from, it's a common thing to expect girls to keep our virginity until marriage, I don't have a problem with this.... My religious beliefs support it. My problem with it is … Continue reading Balance for better
So this morning I was going through my instagram feed when I happened upon this video about paedophilia. It was a talk show type of setting, the host was a woman and she had two guests over (both of them were men). And can you believe that these men were saying that a little girl … Continue reading I am so shocked