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The medicine I shall take

My heart beats so fast

In my hands you lay

Anger brews inside me

I search for pleasure but cannot find any

I go down to play just a little… 358 more words

Love

What the hell is feminism?

Ok, at this point I don’t have any followers, and It doesn’t bother me, I just feel like I need to speak my mind. In today’s society not enough people understand what feminism really is, and simply dismiss it as whining women complaining because they can’t run around naked in town or because they feel men should all bow down to them. 727 more words

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Rise in West London FGM cases

West London has seen 128 new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in just a 3-month period according to new government figures.

The statistics that run from September 2014 to December 2014 state that Hillingdon alone has seen 17 new cases of FGM. 413 more words

West London

Guidance given in cases involving FGM

Inportant guidance has been given in Re B and G (Children) (No 2) EWFC 3 for practitioners dealing with cases involving alleged FGM.

Lyndsey Sambrooks-Wright

Super cool things to read (feminist edition)

I wanted to call this “Things I read that I loved”, and then I realised that I stole that phrase directly from Autostraddle.

Damage, by Mariya Karimjee… 171 more words

Bn Harris

Devolution: the verdict 2 years on?

Maasai women and children in Lemek, Narok County, Kenya. Photo: Lotte Hughes

Devolution was the buzzword in Kenya this week, as more than 3,000 political leaders and functionaries flocked to Kisumu city for a summit to review progress two years after devolution was introduced as part of major constitutional changes. 983 more words

Poetry Slam On Sunday!!!

THIS IS A REMINDER THAT THE PILLARS OF HOPE POETRY SLAM IS THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 26TH AT 7PM. IT IS AT HOPMONK TAVERN, IN VINTAGE OAKS, NOVATO, CALIFORNIA. 75 more words