Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Lack Of Balance

In the home for instance a man who represents his woman will not suppress her to the extent that she is afraid to speak and lowers in his presence.A woman who is overly submissive to her husband to the extent she is afraid to express herself will never possitively contribute towards the family development.As a result a man will be made to shoulder the entire families responsibilities by himself.In an idea home both the man and the woman work together for the betterment of rheir family.Both nuclear and extended and the society as awhole.Where there is inequality and inequity a lack of balance is introduced which skew the scale in favour of one spounge and the disenfransement of other.The result is a dysfunctional family which builds up to a dysfunctionaly society - like ours. compaile or written by Diana Akosa


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kenya
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