Scandalous

"What is on your mind, Sister Augustin?" Father Schmidt asked her when she joined him in his office. She seemed very agitated. After she closed the door, she approached him. "Father, I have some very disturbing news." "Have a seat." She sat down. Her hands were clasped tightly on her lap. "Something very disturbing has …

Pit Toilets: Death Traps?

Many of us have more than one flushing toilets in our homes.  We have access to proper sanitation facilities.  When we use public washrooms, we can lock the doors of the stalls we use and when we're done, we have running water and soap to wash our hands.  Sadly, this is not the case for …

Folani’s Story

My name is Folani.  At the age of 16, I was forced to marry the man who raped me so that I wouldn't bring shame on my family.  He wanted to marry me but after I rejected him, he raped me.  I told my my mother what he had done to me and she insisted …

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