The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 40 million children aged below 15 years fall victim to violence each year. The ensuing traumas vary according to the gravity of the violence and the child’s personal experience and can, in the long run, have medical and psychosocial consequences. Sexual violence is one of the most unsettling of […]
Author: Martha Mghendi-Fisher
Water Or Food? What Would You Choose?
Imagine that you are stranded somewhere in the middle of nowhere. You haven’t eaten for days or had a single sip of water. The minute you are presented with a sign of life, you are given two options: water or food? One small meal or half a glass of water. What would you choose? Why […]
The Radical Vulnerability: Building The Muscle Of Resilience After Loss
“Call Lily. It is urgent. It is about Slim.” …. that was the message I received from my older brother when I got out of shower at 09:55 AM on 30th July 2016. It sent chills down my spine. Everything froze. Before I had a chance to react, another message from mum came in telling […]
3 Dimensions & The Women In My Life
I was looking at this painting that my step daughter drew for me. I have a collection of such sweet drawings and notes and every time I receive one of them, even when it matches exactly what she had given me the previous day, I have to act surprised and impressed. I know that such […]