John Legend

Of MENstruation…what can MEN do?

One afternoon in 2007 as we were handing out food donations to needy households, a poor single mother brought her daughter to us for counseling. Her daughter had bled through the rag she had improvised for sanitary pad, the blood permeated to her dress showing a reddish patch, when boys saw this they laughed and…

black sheep

Shaking off conformity and non-action

Over the past week, two quotes stated by two different women of two different generations stood out for me. Yet both of them advocated for a similar cause in different regions of the world despite the gap in decades between them. The first quote: “Deeds not words” ~ Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette…