Day: December 10, 2020

Day 16: Recover Better on Human Rights Day

“We will not enjoy security without development, we will not enjoy development without security, and we will not enjoy either without respect for human rights General Kofi Anan As we conclude the #16DaysofActivism, we also aught to commemorate the Human Rights Day. This year, the day’s theme is Recover Better. And I don’t think there […]

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Day 15 of 16: Tired of Hurting

I’ve been tortured for too kong Been hurt for too long Been dead for too long I don’t remember the color of my skin It is covered in bruises and scars Tattoos of the pain I’ve gone through My eyes don’t shed tears no more The wells long dried, I’ve become accustomed to the pain […]

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Day 14 of 16: Using GBV for Personal Vendetta

Each year, we undertake #16DaysofActivism with hopes that it brings more awareness to gender based violence across the world. And every year, during the 16 days, more cases are brought out to the public eye. However, most times, publicized cases are often found to be flukes, which brings harm to the cause. This year hasn’t […]

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Day 13 of 16: Corruption is a Silencer

We are inching closer and closer to the end of #16DaysofActivism. And before we get to the final day, I wanted to share how corruption or corrupt people increasingly silence gender based violence victims. Many victims are suffering because of it, so maybe it is high time we just speak about it. What is corruption? […]

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