“Death is not the enemy sir, Indifference is!
You treat a disease, you win, you lose.
You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.”
Inside the cancer war zone; children fight against more than disease, depression and pharmaceutical poisoning. Cancer swaps childhood for a room with no view. Existence becomes a measured dose. Nurses and doctors administer toxic treatments making you feel worse than before diagnosis.Your drip-fed days leave you bedridden and nappy-clad. What then motivates a child with cancer?
How many times can you watch the DVDs that have not yet…
‘Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.’
Animal Farm, George Orwell
The dairy and meat industries rely on human demand but the planet is no longer able to take the strain. Biodiversity, natural habitat, global poverty and destruction…
Regardless of crisis and purchase or roaming restrictions; girls and women all over the world face the responsibility of covering their own feminine, basic needs. A few empathetic countries provide free sanitary products in schools and public spaces but for the rest, periods remain a social taboo. Fifty years ago, sanitary items were sold wrapped in newspaper by a male shopkeeper reluctant to handle or speak of a woman’s problem. In many cultures, periods are still regarded as an unclean social inconvenience.
So, here we are in 2020 where sanitary towels, pads or cups are sold and kept in pretty…
‘I am an expression of the divine, just like a peach is, just like a fish is. I have a right to be this way…I can’t apologize for that, nor can I change it, nor do I want to… We will never have to be other than who we are in order to be successful…We realize that we are as ourselves unlimited and our experiences valid. It is for the rest of the world to recognize this, if they choose.’
The Color Purple, Alice Walker
Girls and women are not a dictation in male supremacy. Equality has been fought for…
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