A Community Collaboration Made At The Hancock

Well, where do I begin? I’m sat at the dining table writing this a few weeks after the Woman! An Exploration of Women in Ancient and Contemporary Culture took place at the beautiful The Great North Museum: Hancock, relishing in every memory, trying to comprehend the impact a collaboration can bring. It’s hard to believe […]

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Announcing ‘Teakisi Woman Talk’ – 2021 Speakers!

Three years on from the inaugural Teakisi Woman Talk, Teakisi as the organiser prepares yet again for its annual conference as the 2021 speakers are announced. This conference celebrates the culture and heritage of Africa, minoritised communities, people of African descent and the entire community. This #BlackHistoryMonth conference also gives the opportunity to attendees to ask […]

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Everything You Need To Know About SHINE

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Feb 01, 2021
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In 2021, there has to be an even greater push to make sure that African women can access better and accurate information, so that they can maintain their sexual and reproductive health. Beyond having access to contraception, African women and all women in general also need to be educated about birth control and their options for usage. Women’s control over […]

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Listening: An Art

Have you ever tried to speak to someone who was not paying attention to what you said? Remember how frustrating that was? On the other hand, do you recall talking to someone who was actively listening, their body language matched their facial expressions, they did not interrupt you and made eye contact with you while […]

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Teakisi Woman: Rehma Muguyeneza

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jan 13, 2021
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I am thrilled to welcome our new Director Rehma Muguyeneza onboard! Rehma is a member of the Ishami Foundation which works towards bringing awareness of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis, regarding her own personal experience with the Rwandan Genocide. She believes in amplifying the stories of the voiceless, taking pride and power in them. […]

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Announcing ‘Teakisi Woman Talk’ – 2020 Speakers!

I can’t believe it’s only about 3 weeks left to the second annual Teakisi Woman Talk. With the year we are having, it just simply feels strange and at times overwhelming – but we must push on. However hard at times it is, we have to hope for better days. For those who don’t know […]

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