She married my father when she was still very young and had not finished her education. The marriage was illegal. She was married because she was kidnapped. She was taken to a man she had never met in her life. Imagine if the man was infected, badly behaved and all sorts, and of course it … More This is a true story about my mother
I saw a conversation on the notyourbody page a while back about stealthing-the act of a man removing a condom during sex without a woman being aware of it. People were asking if this could be considered an act of rape. I think until it has happened to you it is difficult to understand how … More The day a man stealthed me
By curator, Lindsey Kukunda Few of us pay attention to statistics until they come knocking on our front door and tell us we’re on the list. Data in Uganda says that the average woman is paid 40% less than the average man. Information like this is not important to the average woman until she and … More Is this why I don’t have a car?
A comic by the name Tom Willard recently referred to me as “the little one with boobs” as though there were no other attirbutes he could think of to evoke recognition. (He isn’t the first comic to do this and he wont be the last). He went on to explain how inexperienced I am in comedy, … More The little one with boobs
This story was narrated to a Not Your Body writer by a female Somali human rights activist who requested anonymity for safety reasons. “I attended a meeting for my work and was seated in the front of a room full of people, preparing to listen to a presentation. My country is conservative so of course … More Beautiful girl, you are not welcome here
As witnessed by curator Lindsey Kukunda I was in senior one stydying at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Gayaza. One morning, a student irritated a teacher by not getting his points first enough. I still remember the sounds of his slaps and punches. And when I say punches, I mean punches. On her head, … More Do you give your school permission to kill your child?
First of all, I want to be anonymous even if my privacy has been violated. I am a man who enjoys sex, sometimes promiscuously, and I’m open about it. So yes, I have a lot of bedroom experiences in a respectful way because I’m truthful and up front with all my sexual partners. What happened? … More A MAN’S STORY OF SEX AND CYBER VIOLATION