Posts tagged "Abuse"

Bullied: Take back your power and reclaim your life

Bullied: Take back your power and reclaim your life
It started with a puncture wound – a deep, sharp stab in my tender young skin. Cruel words can cut deeper than any knife. My elementary school was located in an utopian suburb with tree-lined streets, lush green yards and stay-at-home mothers who baked cupcakes for their children even when it wasn’t anyone’s birthday. I... Read more »

Women as Human Shields: Domestic Violence, Osama bin Laden-Style

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After reading a report by CNN.com this morning, which told of a woman being used as a human shield, I paused in the loving comfort of my home, sipped my coffee and thought: In a life of ‘conform or be killed’, what chances do these women have? How can they escape a life of extreme... Read more »