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Uganda’s Unpaid Woman!

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The thoughts of this woman have visited me many times and today I get to talk about it. I get to say it how I have seen it for the past two years. Since you never said it before, I suggest you buckle up and listen up.
She is a slave, but a free slave. She is not your typical woman, not by a long shot. The things she does can seldom be quantified. She has lost the last dignity she’s been holding onto since she was young because the society expects….err…. demands so much from her, 10 times more than they demand from her companion – the man. Despite showing a happy face, catering to her husband, to her children and to the society; she cries, but her crying is never heard. Every time she comes home, Uganda’s unpaid woman is worried because she knows that she is coming home to double trouble. She is free but she is a slave.
On instances; she raises her voice high enough on those dark nights albeit within the confines of her “safe and secure home”, no one comes to her rescue all the while. Ph…

A lot of things I can’t do!

I can be the best achiever anybody has ever seen. Given a chance, the opportunity, the experience and lessons from people then I can be the best. But right now I don’t even want to be the best; I just want to be make a change! I can’t explain why I shine. I think everybody shines in different things and a lot of things I can’t do. I can’t sing like every other good singer, I can swim like record breaking swimmers. But I can do whatever I set my mind to. I know how to go to that true spot because I am there every day. I can be me, I can be whoever because I am true to me, I can go to neutral easily. A lot of people – black or white, old or young, fat or skinny have a problem being true to themselves. They have a problem looking into a mirror and looking directly into their own souls. From a stereotypical point of view like how people say that I work hard, the reason I can do more than the average person, the reason I can work in another country and still find my soul, the reason I am …