Talking Sexual and Gender-Based Violence with The Village ZM

Hey guys! We are in October. OCTOBER! How did we get here so quickly? September lasted five days and here we are. Anyway, I hope your October is full of blessings, peace, love, joy and everything good. It’s almost time (It is time) for cheesy hallmark Christmas movies and honestly, I can’t wait. Have a great month!

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Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs and How To Help

Hey guys! This week is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. I decided to share this post I wrote last year where I highlighted some warning signs and what we can do to help those battling suicidal thoughts. I hope this helps someone.

“If you’re looking for a sign not to kill yourself tonight, this is it.”

Love,
Wonani Xx

Dose of Wonani

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TRIGGER WARNING : This post discusses suicide.

Hey everyone! For those who may not know, the month of September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and so today’s post is dedicated to just that. I did some reading this last week in an effort to understand and learn more about suicide and suicide prevention. I’ll be sharing what I learnt with you so that we can all be aware.


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Why I Have a Problem With “Women Must Be Seen And Not Heard”

Have you ever heard people say, “Women must be seen and not heard?” Here is a short history lesson. The phrase “Women must be seen and not heard” originates from an old English proverb, “Children must be seen and not heard”. This proverb first appeared in a book by John Mirk published in the 15th century titled Mirks Festial.

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The Youth Vote: A Review of Zambia’s 2021 General Elections

In June this year, during the Afrobloggers Winter Blogging Challenge, I wrote briefly about a constitutional debate that was going on in Zambia and also mentioned that Zambia will be having elections on the 12th of August. Today is the 16th August, 2021 and voting day is well behind us.

Before my excitement for election season dies out, I decided to write this and share a few things I found interesting during this whole period from campaigning until today so please stick with me.

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