Women’s rights activist claims Russian Government condones violence against women

By Rhiannon Child

A women’s rights activist has accused Russia of excusing violence against women after a bill was passed to reduce the severity of domestic violence laws.

The bill in question states that the abuser will be fined $500 or 15 days of jail time if it’s a once only offence that year and doesn’t cause grievous bodily harm. The law applies to all culprits of domestic violence. Continue reading “Women’s rights activist claims Russian Government condones violence against women”

Career Objectives

My career objective is to one day be a creative director for my own gaming studio. It would be the perfect platform for me to produce high quality stories. The reason I prefer gaming to print or blogs is that gaming has an interactive element so the story telling doesn’t have to be so linear. The other advantage of gaming is that you are usually working with a whole studio of people which means the ideas can grow and change with different peoples input and creative perspectives. Continue reading “Career Objectives”

Being approached by seedy men overseas is no great feat

By Rhiannon Child

Young ladies travelling alone overseas can sometimes have a daunting journey ahead of them, especially when old men approach you asking if they can kiss your feet.

Many “budding” women travel the word for a multitude of reasons like finding their independence, experiencing cultures that aren’t their own and Continue reading “Being approached by seedy men overseas is no great feat”