Seventeen

Seventeen

I blushed when he said hello I’m 18; I lied. He leaned a little closer I thrilled a little inside   No one as beautiful as you I’m so lucky to have you He placed me high on a pedestal He made me feel so special   I love you. Let me take you away […]

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#BringBackOurGirls

#BringBackOurGirls

On April 14, the Boko Haram Group kidnapped over 200 Nigerian teenage girls (some sources now believe the number is actually close to 300) from their school in Borno State. Since then, the girls have not being found and the Nigerian government has shown insensitivity in the matter. It is estimated that a little over […]

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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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An artist’s words of wisdom

An artist’s words of wisdom

I had the pleasure of meeting Lily Frost after her performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music a few months ago. During her concert she mentioned working with young girls and I knew she’d be perfect for a We Talk Women interview. Lily occupies a very special place on the Canadian music landscape. With eight […]

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