Are you an ambitious mother?

There is no straitjacket of identity for what an ambitious mother looks like. We come in all shapes, sizes, colours, nationalities, race and cultures. Wanting the best for our children is the unifying thread. I…

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What do disabled people need in the workplace?

There is no doubt that something or lots of things are needed to facilitate the entry of disabled person into the workplace. This is because having a disability does not rob a person of having…

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Why do paedophiles have more rights than disabled children?

‘Why do paedohiles have more rights than our kids?’ was the question raised in an Australian case where a man who allegedly abused children under the age of 14 had the charges against him dropped…

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Famine and disability

The scenes of people in the Horn of Africa having to walk for miles to the nearest UN camp seems to suggest a survival of the fittest, if that word can be used at all…

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The Domestication of Motherhood

‘The Domestication of Motherhood’ is the title of a chapter in Adrienne Rich’s book, ‘Of Woman Born’. As the summer school holidays approach the relevance of the title becomes more apt for some mothers. There’s…

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