Category Archives: Opinion piece

Living a lie

Omg. This is shocking and revealing. I am just shocked at how true are the things she says. We are falling into the ‘prove your life on Facebook’ culture deeper and deeper…we ve come to the point where we can’t … Continue reading

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10 reasons why Christmas can be a healing period for the soul

I always loved Christmas, to be more accurate, I adored Christmas. I couldn’t wait for the Christmas holidays to come, for the lovely festive atmosphere to outweigh everything else, bringing only joyful and warm sentiments, loving feelings and reunions with … Continue reading

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The real link between drug use and sex work

In popular consciousness, sex work is often blamed on drug use. One common view is that the drug dealer who approaches a young and innocent girl, makes her addicted to drugs and pushes her into sex work. Another stereotype is … Continue reading

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Pregnant Women Shackled in US Prisons

In the US, some states still shackle incarcerated pregnant women before, during and after giving birth. It is unbelievable that in the so-called civilised world practices such as chackling pregnant women during labour still exist.  And yet, the United States … Continue reading

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The criminalization of peaceful protest: on both sides of the atlantic

In April of last year, 12 AIDS activists were arrested in Washington DC and charged with unlawful conduct. The protesters had decided to gather outside House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s office in order to protest against republican cuts to HIV/AIDS … Continue reading

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Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault: Who is it to blame?

DFSA: What is it? DFSA (Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault) is one common form of sexual assault, commonly known as drug rape, that has seen growing patterns in the last years. DFSA is a phenomenon that has not received the adequate … Continue reading

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Women in US prison cells: more studies confirm the absurdity

The United States of America puts thousands of women in prison, more women than any other country globally. Incarcerated women constitute more than one tenth of the whole prison population. More than one million women are behind bars or in … Continue reading

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