bangladesh, identity

home-y skies

the thing about returning home is that everything remained but you have changed the feelings you crave are a mere reminder that time has passed and people you left are memories as i get older i realize i have many homes: i saw home in my sister’s eyes felt home in my friend’s arms smelled… Continue reading home-y skies

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