There is no shame in Abuse

Children Survivors of Domestic Abuse

We sat almost in a circle, six women from different backgrounds, regions, and families. We felt like we belonged. Together, in each other, we found a purpose. We had a vision. We had a shared trauma. Every one of us had experienced parental trauma. Each one of us interpreted it differently. In that circle, we would talk about our stories and determine what we would abandon and the things we ...

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She fits inside these words

WCW- Celine Njoki

Celine Njoki, a woman who made me resonate with the words written by R.H.Sin in his book, “She fits inside these words.” The first time Celine wrote to me her story privately on Bobodiaries, I was shaken. It was one of those stories that you read and by the time you are on the third paragraph, you are hoping it will be different. You look forward to the next paragraph ...

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Woman Crush Wednesday- Njeri wa Migwi

Every Wednesday, we shall have a series of women I celebrate for their brains, hard work, and contribution to the society. We start with Njeri wa Migwi-Mwangi. Njeri wa Migwi-Mwangi, to many souls out here she is celebrated as a woman who has put everything on hold since the beginning of 2020 to fight for people undergoing SGBV. Being one of the co-founders at Usikimye, she has offered refuge to ...

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Angry Mom

Why were our Parents especially mothers so abusive?

Why were our parents especially our mothers so abusive when we were growing up? I just touched a nerve by that statement. Probably you are thinking, how dare she call mothers abusive? Who does she think she is? Indulge me because I am a mother and I was raised by a Queen who really punished us when we strayed. As a mother to an almost seven-year old boy, ...

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