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‘Sickle cell disease is a lonely condition to live with’ 

I COULD’VE DIED LAST NIGHT! As my tissue and vessels are stabbed and ripped, it’s a struggle every day just not to lose grip. I’m running on the inside while standing still the outside, but at least I didn’t die last night. Your blood is life-giving, my blood is life taking. I’m too weak to … Continue reading

What can we learn from the Women in the World Summit?

As a journalist I am constantly reminded of how lucky and blessed my life is, but at time it is very easy to lose perspective. The Women in the World two-day Summit, which took place at Cadogan Hall last Thursday and Friday, was an enlightening dose of reality. By the end I was emotionally drained, … Continue reading

Beyond FGM and empowering others

The campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation (FMG) has taken a positive step in the right direction after British Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled new measures to crackdown the practice in England and Wales. Describing it as a “cruel, barbaric practice”, Cameron has ordered ministers to rush through new powers before schools break up next … Continue reading

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