Quote by Anne Frank

A quote by Anne Frank that perfectly fits Christmas time and the Christmas spirit.

International day of the girl

A special day today (Wednesday October 11th) dedicated to all girls. A day to reflect about the suffering of too many young girls in the world and about the importance of shaping a brighter and safer world for them. Let’s empower these girls who are our future.

Simone Veil, a great lady has passed

On June 30th 2017, a great lady passed away. Her name was Simone Veil. What still remains though is her legacy. A legacy we should respect and keep fighting for, because  it should absolutely not be taken for granted! Simone Veil was born in 1927 in Nice, France (she was born Simone Jacob). As her…

Did you know that… (2)

According to Forbes magazine, the cost of living is still €65 more expensive per month for women than for men.  This is due to products for women that are more expensive than those for men, like rasors for example. It is known as the ‘Woman Tax’, or the invisible tax. 

Did you know that… (1)

According to Unicef, every day in the world, 39.000 girls under 18 get married.  Yes, every single day!  An astonishing number that would get you dizzy and/or nauseous…

The Weight of Infertility on her Shoulders

Shortly after meeting him 10 years ago, I said to my best friend at the time that I had met the future father of my kids… Little did I know that ten years later I would feel so guilty about not being able to give him these children I had seen in my vision. When…

‘Sexual violence as a weapon of war’

Every year, during the last weekend of January, the ‘Balie’, a cultural place in the heart of Amsterdam, organises the ‘Human Rights Weekend’. A weekend filled with discussions, debates, films and masterclasses on human rights.  This year, I attended two conferences. One of them was a panel discussion on ‘Sexual violence as a weapon of…

From war fields to ballet

Michaela DePrince started her life as rough as it could be. Born in Sierra Leone, war made her an orphan. As if it wasn’t enough, she used to be called a ‘devil’s child’ because of her skin condition causing depigmentation. But the chance and talent fairies hadn’t forgotten about her… After the death of her…

Biggest demonstration in Peru

Last August, Peru has witnessed the biggest demonstration in its history. And for what reason? To give a voice to Peruvian women!  Indeed, every month in Peru, ten women are murdered by their husband. Yes, 10 women every month! And the Peruvians are sick of this violence against girls and women.  The demonstration took place…

What do you really really want?

This video shared on the Internet at the beginning of the summer is really worth sharing… As it clearly states “Girl power has come a long way. Let’s take it even further.” And you, what do you really really for girls and women around the world? Don’t hesitate to share and let me know.