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Born Free and Inspiring – Zizipho Ndevu

17th July 2013 0
By Attiya Karodia As a young woman growing up in a Free South Africa, I’ve learned that the word ‘free’ is often subject to circumstance, and that the word ‘young’ is only a matter of the inner [...]
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Are You A Feminist?

8th March 2017 6
By Ariane Kamdoum Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme is Be bold for change. For me, International Women’s Day is about remembering the battles fought by women (and some courageous men) for basic rights and for [...]

Do You Boo Boo!

17th August 2016 0
By Anna Kakuba Disclaimer: I wouldn’t encourage any self respecting individual to use the words “Boo Boo”. Moving on swiftly…. I was a timid child. I always needed other kids to think for me. It [...]

I Write For Her

22nd March 2016 13
By Kye Makyeli I write for the woman with lips stained from peppery whisky and a heart inked by lovers past. The woman who feels every emotion in some deep crimson. Or blinding burgundy. Or [...]

23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years

10th October 2016 2
By Ifedayo Ward As I turn 23 (Happy birthday to me!), I’d like to share 23 tips and pieces of advice that have kept me going and growing strong. Feel free to pick out one or [...]

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30 Sudanese Women You Should Know

15th June 2016 43

For centuries Sudanese women have been pushing the boundaries of the patriarchal society, excelling in fields almost always dominated by men despite the difficulties they face. We searched for the women making an impact today both nationally and […]

Open Letter to Miss Rwanda Organizers

3rd March 2015 19

Dear Organizers, As any other social media addict, I was privy to the infamous video that came out of last year’s Miss Rwanda pageant. I am going to spare you the details of the video […]

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 19

I never had any issues with my being African, until I started living in the United States of America.  That was when I realized that my kind of “African” is different. I’m not talking about […]