It’s Time

Their lives don’t matter. Their cries fall on deaf ears. They can’t breathe. They suffocate.  They die. Their lives don’t matter. But that’s not true. Their lives do matter. That’s why we protest. That’s why we march. Enough is enough. It’s time for change. It’s time for action. It’s time for justice. It’s time to… Read More It’s Time

Rescued

She came from Niger, a place notorious for child marriage. Her name is Abayomi which means “she brings me joy”. She was only 14 when her parents insisted that she got married Abayomi was filled with horror.  She had heard stories of  girls as young as seven years  old being sold into marriage. She didn’t… Read More Rescued

Pakistan’s Senate Passes Domestic Violence Bill

I read this evening on the website for Violence is Not Our Culture about the passing of domestic violence bill in Pakistan.  VNC congratulated their partners Baidarie Sialkot and Shirkat Gah and other civil society groups and women’s human rights activists who have been campaigning over the past few years to pass this bill. Baidarie… Read More Pakistan’s Senate Passes Domestic Violence Bill