Puzzles of Women Coming Out After Being Abused

In the wake of the recent testifying of Professor Blasey Ford against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as well as other high-profile men, I have seen a lot of people on social media asking the most ridiculous question, “Why do they wait for so many years before coming out?” These people sided with the accused…

Catcalling

“When is it okay to Catcall a woman?” The answer is “NEVER” –Fanoraine

Domestic Violence, the New Cool?

But deep-rooted in all of these sad events, is the fact Bucky Raw deserves absolutely no sympathy for abusing his daughter’s mother. Domestic violence is a criminal offense and it should not be taken lightly simply because the perpetrator is a celebrity. People should not pass off domestic violence as a ‘mistake’ in order to avoid conversations surrounding the nature of the rapper’s choice. 

Yes, This Too is Harassment

Suddenly, put a girl in the equation and my vagina is up for grabs?  Am I nothing more than a piece of ass? This objectivity is insanely absurd!

A Sister Unheard

He took away fragments of her soul with every plunge.

She spoke up, but no one ever tried to listen.

Moment after moment of no one lending an ear to her plea, it continued on and on;

So… she just gave up on mentioning it.

Sex For Job: My Liberia

Sadly, sexual harassment is so prevalent in Liberia that victims, who are mostly women, do not even bother to report it anymore. My ability to walk out of that office is no win for me because there are many vulnerable women and men who cannot afford to decline sexual demands from their bosses. 

​Effects of “Taboo” topics

Liberia, Sweet Land of Liberty! Well, liberty, until it comes to discussions of “controversial” issues such as sex, sexual assault, puberty changes, domestic violence, gender rights, children’s rights and responsibilities, etcetera. Basically, any topic that isn’t deemed comfortable to be discussed between the older and younger generation is considered taboo, abominable or undiscussable in a…