This Girl Has Been Looking Over Her Shoulder The Entire Life, Just To Avoid What Happened To Her Friend

"I'm unsure if this is a blessing or a curse so once again, I look over my shoulder afraid of what I might find."

In a little more than 2 minutes, this girl will describe to you her greatest fear.

The fear that has been forcing her to look over her shoulder for five years. The fear that most of the girls experience but are too afraid to talk about.


This girl is Rou Aljied, a spoken word poet from Canada. Her video is a part of a promo campaign for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence organized by Women in Internation Security Canada.

"The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence is an international campaign which calls for the elimination of gender-based violence by raising awareness at the local, national, and international levels," the campaign's website states

To know more, visit the WIIS website.

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