International Women’s Day

 A healthy world starts with healthy women On this International Women’s Day, it has never been more urgent to ensure women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, so that women everywhere have the opportunity to stay healthy and achieve their goals. The leading causes of death among women of reproductive age worldwide are HIV/AIDS and…

Show your purse some love…

With our hectic lifestyles, one thing we often forget to do is to pay special attention to ourselves… down there. Yes, we might shower or take a bath twice a day but how often do we give our precious purses (vaginas) the special attention they need? Don’t fret, this is a question I have recently…

My Purse – a journey of self-discovery

My vagina. My identity. My pandora’s box. My private space. My secret place. My purse. I have had a tumultuous relationship with my vagina before I was awakened to the truth in my mid-twenties that it was just another one of my precious organs that needed as much love and attention as all others. How…

The dark evening in August I will never forget…

My throat is swollen, swallowing anything, including saliva, was a painful task. I reported to work as usual that morning, very moody and waiting for the late afternoon when I would walk to the private health facility to tell the doctor I had been visiting on and off for the last six months that once…

Bathroom conversations

In this day and age, as young women, we can’t afford to be ignorant about things like sex, health and general wellbeing. Somehow it seems like talking about these things is just unacceptable but that shouldn’t be the case. We need to seek out information and educate ourselves. No matter how embarrassing or silly it…

“Hey little sis…”

I know you are asking yourself many questions at the moment, mostly about who you are and why you’re going through many changes in your young life. Trying to understand these changes makes you feel confused and conflicted. You’re scared to ask questions because you fear being judged or excluded… It’s ok, I know what…