Where Am I Beautiful?

Beauty is as much universal as it relative. It comes from within as much as it is influenced from outside. Most of the time, I know that I am beautiful because it is easy to remember when people compliment me regularly. Living in London for the last two years, there has probably never been a…

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Unburrying Our Lost Humanity

There are so many misconceptions about what a refugee camp is like but the biggest of them all is certainly the ‘ambiance’. People seem to believe that a refugee camp is overwhelming, threatening and depressing when it is not.  Don’t get me wrong: it is extremely shocking to see the awful conditions which people, normal…

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Would You Believe Me?

  Would you believe me if I told you? Would you believe me if I told you that your crooked teeth shouldn’t stop you from smiling; or that your long legs don’t mean no high heels; or better yet – that neon colors pop on that ebony laced skin of yours? I bet you laughed…

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No Scrubs Taken

Disclaimer: This essay largely speaks from personal experience and acknowledges that it is not always as such. It does not support stereotypes but simultaneously aims to bring out issues that many women may have faced. Many men often lack the ability, or rather the will, to accept no as an answer. Not only does that…

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