We love Meghan Markle on Suits and the story she shares about her younger self at the UN conference just gives us more reason to back her. Have a look here: Continue reading
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I Am Not Your Stereotype. I Am Not My Hair.
Zodidi Jewel Gaseb conducted a TEDx Talk in Windhoek, Namibia. Watch what this lady has to say about the impacts of Western beauty ideals on women through her personal journey of wearing her hair natural. Continue reading
Memory Banda – Activist Against Child Marriage
After watching her sister get pregnant at 11, Memory vowed to defy the traditional practice ofkusasafumbi, a practice in which young girls are forced into marriage once they begin menstruation. This talk by the 18 year old is powerful and moving. Take a look here. Continue reading
Dear Young Girls
Dear Young girls, It’s okay to be young, remember you don’t get a chance to do it twice. Take the time to enjoy it while you can because by the time you know it adulthood is smacking you right in your face. Don’t ever let what others girls your age determine what you do or … Continue reading