Posts Tagged ‘Daughters’

Daughters for sale: India’s child slavery scourge Comments 0

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

On the day that Durga Mala was rescued, she lay crying on the stone floor, where she was attempting to cool her back. She was 11 years old and her skin was covered with blisters, from her shoulder blades to her buttocks. A few days earlier, her owners had poured hot oil over her because Read more

Protecting daughters from abusive relationships Comments 0

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

This week Nigella Lawson was photographed with her husband’s hand round her throat. How can we make sure children never have to experience abuse from a partner when they grow up? Plus, the warning signs of a controlling relationship. When I became the mother of one, then two, girls I would occasionally think about the Read more

12 things your daughter needs you to say Comments 0

Friday, May 17th, 2013

In high school, I loved all those little sayings I heard Christians say. You know the ones – When God closes a door, he opens a window. Or Don’t put God in a box! My personal favorite was when one of my friends in my small group went through a break up with a boy, our small group leader Read more

Somalia needs NZ$3 billion Comments 0

Friday, August 5th, 2011

The British public has raised NZ$80 million for Somalia in just over three weeks, but three more regions have been hit by the famine, so much more is needed. Brendan Gormley, chief execution of the British Disasters Emergency Committee said: “To raise NZ$80 million in just over three weeks is a wonderful demonstration of public Read more