Growing up and witnessing the truth in the African proverb that "It takes a village to raise a child"
I'm proud of my heritage because My heritage defines me. It defines the struggles of my fore fathers and mothers. It is something I can never separate from myself.
Biggest misconception people have"Women should just remove themselves from abusive relationships." There are many reasons women stay in abusive relationships. They include fear that the violence will escalate, financial dependence, social stigma, lack of self-confidence, isolation, religious and moral values, love and commitment and concern for children, family pressures and lack of community support, including affordable accommodation. A man who is using violence against his female partner typically uses a range of strategies to encourage her compliance and dependence, such as monitoring her movements, destroying her self-esteem, and encouraging her to blame herself for the abuse. These dynamics too make it hard to leave abusive relationships.
Why do you think Diversity matters?We come from different backgrounds, which shape us differently. That is where the magic happens. What is bizarre to me seems normal to the other. We just need a little inclusion for the bizarre, until we understand them.