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  • No Child Should Marry

    The numbers are sickening. Almost 39,000 girls become child brides every single day, often married to much older men. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), it is a human rights violation for a child to be married prior the age of 18. In spite of existing laws, gender inequality, tradition and persistent poverty contribute to the continued existence of child marriage. Unfortunately many girls entering child marriage are becoming […]

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  • Living With Endometriosis

    How model Natalie Archer inspires women living with endometriosis. This week I write about a women’s condition we don’t often read about. Yet, endometriosis affect 176 million females worldwide, 1 in 10 women in USA according to the  Endometriosis Foundation of America. I was one of those women. I went through 2 decades of severe pelvic pain, […]

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  • The True Cost Movie Watching “The True Cost”

    Last month I had the honor of sitting as a panelist during the San Francisco screening of groundbreaking fashion documentary “The True Cost” exposing the massive impact of fast fashion in developing countries. Although I had heard about the movie before that night, it was my first time watching it along with the attending audience. After the […]

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