As luck would have it…

I read about violence, harassment, abuse in its varying forms regularly and I decided that I wanted to find out if the women I know have similar stories. For this round, I only reached out to the women I know. I am hoping to reach out to the men I know and ask them for […]

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Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

On April 11th, I attended an event called OpenHeart Dialogues: How Men Can Help End Violence Against Women, hosted by OpenMat owner, Elliott Bayev. I wasn’t sure what to expect but I was excited to engage with a new group of people. I am always curious how men feel about being allies, how they get […]

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His Story

His Story

I must admit, I love checking my We Talk Women email. Here’s a perfect example of why. Meet Kayrond, a spoken word artist who wanted me to feature his piece. I was skeptical at first but after I watched this video, I was nothing but moved and grateful he reached out to me. In Kayrond’s […]

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How I Became a Peshmerga

How I Became a Peshmerga

My journey to becoming a women’s rights activist began when I was a young child in Kurdistan, Iran and I attended a wedding with my family. At one point during the celebration, everything changed. The guests, who had been eating, dancing and laughing minutes before, began shouting – and I saw the bride crying in […]

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