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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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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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Halle Berry admitted to being physically abused by a former boyfriend. She claims he hit her so hard her eardrum was punctured and she lost 80 percent of her hearing in that ear. Despite this, she went on to become a Hollywood star and an Oscar winning actress. For more on this incredible woman, click https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halle_Berry
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This famous pop singer was the victim of domestic abuse at the hands of then boyfriend Chris Brown. Brutal photos were released just after the incident showing the pop star with a swollen and bruised face. She still went on to continue her successful career and overcame the public scrutiny of her then abusive relationship....
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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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Oprah grew up in poverty and was sexually abused at the age of 14.  Oprah Winfrey overcame her dark past to become one of the most successful and highly watched talk show hosts of all time. Her range of media enterprises has made her one of the richest self-made woman in the world. For more...
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La Toya’s husband Jack Gordon beat her badly. La Toya later advised other women: “If he hits you once, I promise you he will hit you again, so please walk away, please.” She managed to divorce him and continue with her life. For more about her struggle and perseverance to escape the marriage, click ttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Toya_Jackson
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Malala was a Pakistani schoolgirl who defied threats of the Taliban to campaign for the right to education. She survived being shot in the head by the Taliban and has become a global advocate for women’s rights, especially the right to education. To read more about this incredible woman’s story, click https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai  
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Love comes in all shapes and forms, however saying I love you doesn’t count as much as showing someone that you love them. Those 3 words are easily said, but very often not always coupled with the act of love. In past relationships, I would get told numerous times, just how much I was loved,...
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Being a former victim of domestic violence I can honestly speak about my experience and my reasoning for staying for 8 months too long. I won’t rehash my story as I have written about it in a few articles you can access on this blog, however I will go through the many scenarios I replayed...
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