Getting widowed in Zimbabwe is life altering, not just the trauma of losing a spouse, but the treatment from those still alive that comes with it. … Continue reading Until your death do me apart: The widow’s lament
Original post: ‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls On 6th September, StarFM’s show Pane Nyaya hosted two children who spoke about being forced into prostitution in Harare. One was 9, the other 13. The interview, painful to listen … Continue reading ‘We had no other choice’ – rape culture & sexual exploitation of girls
WE ARE FUCKED! When words fail, the only thing some of us can say or do is gasp – exasperated – and swear. For me, that … Continue reading Oh dear, WE ARE FUCKED!
Hey, you! Yes, you. Stop slut shaming. I recently read about the “top 50 Harare naughty girls” list while catching up on what was then the … Continue reading Slut-shamers, sit down, it’s not your vagina
Rape is a horrendous act whose destructive effects can plague the survivor for the rest of their life. It is an experience that most survivors can … Continue reading The aftermath of rape: The untold story