Journey

Marsha Gomes-McKie To be quiet and not wake him, we had to let him finish his meal in peace. We needed to be extra careful around his belongings, and when we asked too many questions, we were sent back to our mother for answers. Our interactions always ended with the

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Basma El-Gabry Egypt hasn’t been in its best state for the last several decades. Currently, it is not the best choice for young, innovative women. Like many nations, we have been facing many political, economical, and educational problems. Whenever I’m very close to losing hope for my country, I’ve discovered

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Brid Wade I confess, I’m not a fan of feminism, nor do I know much about it.  In fact, I reject ‘isms’ across the board.  You cannot put a tag on any group of people because each human is an individual and the chances of finding two the same, aside

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Eula M. Guest My abuse was a slow progression. It started off as put downs, jokes at my expense, constant comments about my cooking abilities.  It started verbal with comments about my hair, weight, and skin. It was a constant endless sad joke that never ended.  I was married to

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Marsha Gomes-Mckee A few years ago I worked from 7 to 5… I came home and took care of my daughter and the house. On weekends I managed a tight schedule of volunteering, hobbies, housework, visits to parents and siblings and preparation for the next week. My personal diary was

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Brid Wade As a child, my ambitions were to become either a journalist or an artist. Now, in retirement, I write crime novels and I paint. In Ireland, where I was born, the future for a woman offered a basic education in schools run by nuns. The idea was to equip us with the tools to earn

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HUNIIE Today, I take my hat off to that woman that has been raped, abused, misused, disrespected, and homeless, etc… and yet, you still stand. When the odds were stacked against you, you still stood. Was it easy? NO, it wasn’t! Did you feel like giving up? Throwing in the

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