“I find it ironic that the battle cry among modern women, ‘your body, your choice,’ seems to completely fall by the wayside when it comes to breastfeeding. Suddenly what I chose to do with MY body is a point of inquiry, judgment, and speculation by everyone,” says Lauren, says a Jersey city mom.
The closure of all schools in Kenya including some rescue centers where girls had sought refuge after running from their families who wanted to force them to undergo FGM or get married has taken the country a step back in the fight against these traumatic, painful cutting practices.
As we, as a society, continue to learn, listen and speak out against racism, here is an updated list of resources: books, films, documentaries for kids and adults.
“White supremacy applies to you, to me, to all in a white-centered society,” affirms Darcia Narvaez, Professor of Psychology of the University of Notre Dame.
“Widespread lockdowns have resulted in horrific conditions where girls and women have no one to turn to and nowhere to go. They are trapped. A catastrophe is unfolding in Latin America,” said Debora Cobar from Plan International.