Gender-based Violence, immigrant experience, public health, Uncategorized

Speaking Against the Silencing of Survivors

It wasn't easy to think about it...I was afraid to write about this; perhaps that's the very reason that I should.  **Trigger Warning** - This post is about sexual assault & gender-based violence. Perhaps in the 5th or 6th grade- I remember one Saturday, I was late to the mosque for a weekly session. That day,… Continue reading Speaking Against the Silencing of Survivors

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To my beloved (late) grandfather

About 21 years and 10 months ago You believed in me and my success Even though you didn't know me Or who I would turn out to be This is what motivated me most These past 8 years More than anything else You would be proud