Have you heard of or read Johan Hari’s book, Lost Connections? It is a bold and inspiring book where he shares his own journey with depression – but the book is helpful to far more than just those who suffer from depression. As Hari shows, we all have within us the potential to live in … More Personal Connections and Emotional Health
Kenya is a deeply traditional and patriarchal society. In patriarchy, we create misogyny – where men think they are better than women, stronger than women, smarter than women, deserve more than women. Entitled. In a society where many women are marching towards equality and equity, the female becomes the male’s enemy number 1. And women easily turn against each other when the male gaze rests on them. Men are in agreement that women are not as they used to be; and some women are trying to help in keeping women in the roles they always held – but are they also in agreement about how to deal with it? … More Femicide in Kenya signals a Resistance to Change
Why do people rape? At a recent event, I asked two questions: Have you ever raped someone? Have you ever been raped? Of course no hands were raised! I wasn’t expecting any hands up either, because rape is the shame of all shames. When we talk about rape, we normally picture the brutal, forceful violent, … More Have you ever been raped?