What are you using your voice for?

South Africa, when compared to other countries around the world, although still faces many challenges that arise from having a young democracy, has and upholds a constitution that is admired and respected across the entire universe. Our constitution managed to turn a country that was once annihilated by colonisation and then apartheid, into a country…

#feesmustfall

So a revolution is happening in South Africa, led by the youth and future leaders of my country. I cannot sit back and not say what is in my heart.I think what hurts the most, apart from the institutions that don’t care or have compassion(which is ironic considering that educational institutions should primarily focus on…

Never A Failure, Always A Lesson…

I’m having one of those weeks where I feel like I have made the first “best decision” of my adult life. Torn between “what must be right” and “what feels right” and I can proudly say I have decided to choose the road less travelled. What I believe… and feel… is right. In a short…

STOP TELLING WOMEN TO SMILE

I’m actually at my wit’s end  with street harassment. It’s a form of abuse that no women deserves to undergo and no man should feel entitled to. Believe it or not, WE KNOW we are beautiful, we get enough attention at home and WE DON’T LIKE SMILING FOR YOU so stop fucking asking. Street harassment…

What “Divergent” Taught Me

“Outcasts, callused from being in exile for too long, learn to thrive on being the hated; the attention and infamy of our actions fuel us to become antiheroes. Too often do we forget: we risk self-destruction if we fail to follow what we know is right; our talents too often become misplaced, misdirected, misguided from…