Unveiling ‘IT’ (2) – Talking about sex

Locked up

Many cringe when “it” is being mentioned (‘it’ being ‘sex’)and this is the result of the many years of being made to feel that any kind of sexual relation is shunned. This contributes immensely to the girl child feeling they are to blame when they have been a victim of rape or molestation.

I do not claim to know better than anyone else, neither am I making an attempt to go against values and norms put in place to govern our morals and integrity, I just feel that it is time that the lines of communication are open, not just with regards to parent – child dialogue, even our religious bodies need to address the big, turquoise elephant in the room. Continue reading

Promoting the Health, Empowerment and Rights of the Girl child in Africa


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