1. My Journey of Political Courage, Resistance & Solidarity
    My Journey of Political Courage, Resistance & Solidarity

    Culture remains a great influence on the uptake of positive breastfeeding practices, especially in the African context. I confronted many…

  2. When Security is Sexist
    When Security is Sexist

    My airport experience was an infuriating reminder that women’s bodies - and all bodies of people who have been othered…

  3. Why is Menstruation Still Holding Girls Back?
    Why is Menstruation Still Holding Girls Back?

    There is still a great need to address the issues adolescent girls and young women face holistically, and this includes…

  4. The Power of Partnering with a Breastfeeding Mother
    The Power of Partnering with a Breastfeeding Mother

    What I've learnt about the importance of partnerships to make breastfeeding work is that it may take some time but it will…

  5. 10 Things That Happened to Me After Childbirth
    10 Things That Happened to Me After Childbirth

    Warning: this post contains lots of details around bleeding, toilet visits and sex after childbirth.  The postpartum period (the time…

  6. A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India
    A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India

    Almost half of all girls in India are married before the age of 18, despite the practice being outlawed. Since…