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


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