Ruby Usman

Ruby was born in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan. She has experienced sexual abuse at the hands of many men as a child; some of them strangers and others, close family members. She grew up as a Muslim woman and experienced violence and shaming of women as an integral part of society and culture. She now writes and speaks against these traditions that cause women to grow up with Shame, disrespect and violence. She is the founder of The Unshaming Project.
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A thought of discussing the arbitrary control is interesting, how often we think about this.. grew up under that label and when label changed same thing has a different meaning… most of the time we swing between right and wrong. but there is a freedom when we open channel for discussion and communication.. then there is no right or wrong there is space and understanding..