The Heart to All

Jeena Hameez, 9A A masterpiece of confidence and excellence A mirror of strength and dignity A soul of adventure and courage A heart of love and gold She stands with her head held high In the presence of madness and chaos She is draped with a cloak of roses The thorns pricking her skin She […]

A Message to All Men

Humam Ahmed Mujah, 12A The year is 2018. Mothers are still associated with cooking, laundry and other household chores. Fathers are born breadwinners. Segregated gender roles at a micro level still exist. I sit and ponder and wonder: how do we change these internalized, indoctrinated thoughts? Spasms of inner hegemonic masculinity and mansplaining to the […]

STAGE

Aishath Ahna Ali, 12A People in Silence Rogue words expressed Equality long been stressed Silence! there is an open slot So forth the skills halt For women in all places Open up to all the stages Release yourself from all the chains Progress is what awaits Reminding you of your fate Only seen on the […]

Be a woman!

Aishath Faathin Maseeh, 12A Sighs and murmurs travelled Through the breeze so gentle Consisted whispers so rough Coarse to the eardrums Incredulous to the mind Their mouths ran furious Judging her clothes The clothes she picked with discretion Judging her moves The moves she enforced with caution So, that their whispers would reach A demise […]

The Truth About the Gender Wage Gap

Fathmath Eafa Rameez. 11A Iyaadh Ahmadh Raihaan Shah, 11A The “glass ceiling” is an invisible barrier that prevents women from advancing up the ranks in their profession. It exists in many organizations and businesses, and most of the time, people are unaware of what is actually taking place. This phenomenon is experienced by women across […]

A Woman’s Story

Ahna, 12A Women in labour, women at home, women on the streets and even women who are stuck cleaning toilets. This goes out to all the hidden faces, to all the known faces, every single one of your souls matter. So hush my dear and sit down; this lullaby goes out to you. Yes, you, […]