Surviving street harassment

According to statistics, 76% of South African women have their first experience of street harassment, which is a form of sexual harassment by strangers in public areas, before the age of 17. Internationally, the number sits at 84%. Almost half of South African women have experienced being groped, while 72% have been followed by a […]

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Body shamed for being skinny

I come from a family of skinny women. The females in my family have small breasts, tiny curves and a tiny bum. They’re sometimes tall, but usually, they’re of average height. As a result of this genetic characteristic, I was a skinny girl growing up. Being skinny was never an issue when I was younger, […]

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BECOMING A MOM AT 40

I wouldn’t mind having my first child at the age of 40. In fact, I think that having a child at a later stage is advantageous to building a strong and healthy family. I’d like to believe that at the age of 40 I’d be mature enough to handle the responsible of taking care of […]

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