GirlGI | Girl Gone International Issue 6 - Page 33

As people took the streets, forcing the president to end his decades-long reign, I started writing about the protests and political issues, persevering despite electricity blackouts and unreliable internet. The blog however, got me into trouble with government supporters, misogynists, some of my friends and family and most importantly, my parents. While I understood my family’s concern, they did not understand how committed I was.