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The right to Equality, human dignity, the freedom of religion, belief, opinion and expression are a few of our rights that tend to be brushed away due to circumstances within our households or society for that matter.  When I was younger, I attended a school that allowed corporal punishment at the time, teachers were able...
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After reading the deep wisdom shared by Steven Covey’s teaching: Seek first to understand, then to be understood, I thought there is no greater time to post this, than now. As we are in the middle of the festive season, lets all remember that as much as we want to all celebrate and partake in...
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As we are in the middle of the international campaign for Activism against Gender based Violence, I am reminded of how blessed I feel to have been able to leave the situation that held me in captivity for what felt like a lifetime. I am reminded of the millions of woman & children around the...
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I have to admit that both my husband and myself have always tried to make sure that our kids were short of nothing. We have given them both love and support, in addition to the material requirements that they needed and most times more than what was required. This does come with its fair share...
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When our kids are born, or even reaching the toddler age, the thought of leaving home with them can become the most overwhelming and petrifying thought. Packing a bag feels like we need to pack the entire house in there and the prospect of feeding them or changing their diaper outside our comfort zone is...
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My children have a 15 and a half year age gap, and whilst this can be great in terms of their different needs and the fact that my son makes such an amazing babysitter, the cons are also very much prevalent.  We recently traveled oversees together, which included many long road trips and for the...
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Christina dealt with abuse from her father, who abused both her and her mother. Her mother has spoken about the abuse, saying there was an instance where she found Christina at the age of four with blood dripping from her face. She hoped that her story would encourage woman to continue to strive to be...
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Tina Turner’s relationship with former husband Ike Turner is one of the most infamous abusive celebrity relationships ever documented. Turner’s ex-husband had nearly killed her on more than one occasion by brutally beating her repeatedly. Tina decided to stand up for herself and ended the abuse in 1976 after her husband had raised his hand...
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Madonna was raped on a New York rooftop when she was just 19.  She also suffered mental and physical abuse from her ex-husband Sean Penn throughout their four year marriage. She still went on to defy all odds and became one of the most successful singers of all time. To read more about this woman...
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Drew Barrymore suffered child abuse and neglect from her father John Barrymore.  Drew, growing up a child star, was also introduced to drugs, alcohol, and sex at an early age. She still went on to overcome her past and is still a sought after Hollywood actress and mother. For more about this very talented actress’s...
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