The feminist movement is generally seen as this collective movement. “Girl power” and “Stronger together” have been slogans associated times and times again with the movement. But have all women really been fairly represented in this fight?

Disabled women are far too often excluded from conversations about feminism. According to…


This has been a challenging week for me. Challenging because the number of deaths due to the Covid-19 virus are not just numbers to me anymore. They are numbers among which I can now count my beloved aunty Ruby. 1 in 116,037 in the world, 1 in 11,329 in the…


Taking care of your mental health while social distancing for the Covid-19 is possible

As the coronavirus takes us hostage, let us talk about an aspect that has not been mentioned a lot recently. Mental health. Mainly on how I decided to cope with the loneliness, heartache and fear among many other feelings that arose from this pandemic. …


Hoping to shine some positive vibes on your day :)

Here is a list of things I see on a daily basis on my social media platforms: Memes, another cute photo of some cousin’s son or daughter, a few inspirational quotes, stories of some college friend travelling the word, more memes, outstanding photos of landscapes, and probably an adorable photo…


If you are anything like me, you have probably had a situation where 3 hours after a conversation you finally come up with a retort to someone’s unnecessary and unwanted remark about your life.

Recently I have been thinking about a certain sentence that has been thrown at me several…


I have recently finished reading “feminists don’t wear pink and other lies” by Scarlett Curtis. Through this book I learned about intersectionality. Intersectionality considers that various forms of social stratification, such as class, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability and gender, do not exist separately from each other but…


Let’s talk about accessible travel!

One thing that does disappoint me about air travel is how uncomfortable a long haul flight can be. I am sure that if you have ever been on one, you would agree with me. Now just imagine how intolerable flying can be for someone with a disability. …


#PRESSFORPROGRESS

You know when you always want to do something but never actually get around to doing it. Well, that was the case for me wanting to write a blog. …

Sharvanee Mauree

I want to spark up conversation by sharing my personal experiences

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