In Cynthia’s Shoes: Women’s Rights Activist

Name: Cynthia Muhonja
Hometown: Nandi County, Kenya
What does it mean to have a voice? – To have a voice means to be liberated. This essentially means that you can easily express yourself. You feel free to talk about your values, dreams, aspirations and passions without any fear.

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Audre Lorde once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” Truer words have never been spoken. The Team behind Walking in Other People’s Shoes supports and stands in solidarity with the Black community. From George Floyd to Breonna Taylor to Atatiana Jefferson, and many more names. There have been far too many race-induced police brutalities for us to remain silent.

We believe that empathy, or walking in other people’s shoes, is a great way to understand and heal together. Commitment to justice takes on many forms, and we can begin by listening, learning, and supporting our community. Walking in Other People’s Shoes is grateful to be a platform for story-telling and we will continue to share voices and projects of our previous and future bloggers. The Team encourages our readers to:

As we have done in the past, Walking in Other People’s Shoes will continue to build bridges and amplify voices not often heard.

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