Because I want love to win. It must.

Because I want love to win. It must.

I watched with hope and optimism for a Clinton victory on election night. As the results started to come in, and the reality of a Trump victory became inevitable, the seedling of fear in my stomach grew. Admittedly, I am not well-versed in American politics or Republican versus Democratic policies and platforms. That was not […]

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International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

Let’s celebrate this day but be clear about what we are celebrating and the steps we need to take to enhance the future of girl’s across the globe. We are making strides on fronts of education, child marriage, and female genital mutilation because of advocates/survivors like Malala Yousafzai, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and the organizations they […]

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Education is the only solution, she said.

Education is the only solution, she said.

For my 16th birthday I recall going bowling with a few friends and we had a fun, carefree evening. When Malala turned 16, she addressed the UN Youth Council about the importance of educating girls. She is the epitome of courageous. The Taliban wanted her dead, “they thought the bullets would silence us. But they […]

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Journey of AIDS – India to Canada

Journey of AIDS – India to Canada

On World AIDS Day, I want to share with you, the role of this disease in my life. I was a little girl when my mom started working for an NGO in India called CHELSEA. From what I understood she went to villages to educate women about safe sex, used to hand out free condoms […]

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