"Facing My Fear" Article

Today, The Guardian published a piece that I wrote about an attack that I experienced in one of my most favorite places in the world, Ghana. The near-sexual assault "impressed upon me the precariousness of my safety as a woman, the archaic expectations under which we are expected to make a life, and the ultimate failure of our societies – which often focus more on policing women’s bodies than policing those who harm us – to take our grievances seriously (I reported the assault to the authorities but, from the moment I entered the station, they treated me dismissively)." Check out the entire essay here: