I Love You

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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A La Découverte De Ma Féminité

By Iris Ntore Au moment où j’écris ce blog, le monde entier célèbre la journée de la femme. Là où tout a commencé… Il n’y a pas si longtemps encore, je n’affectionnais pas particulièrement cette fête. Ne vous méprenez pas, je suis bien consciente de la victoire que celle-ci représente pour la gent féminine, alors […]

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Are You A Feminist?

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 women to achieve a state of equality with their male counterparts. It’s also about reminding ourselves that a lot still […]

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Feminism: A Perspective

By Josephine Amoako I’m proud to be a woman and I can’t imagine myself being in the shoes of the opposite sex for even a day. They have their own woes and I’m still battling with the ones that are gender-related to me. That is why I find it perplexing when people switch genders with […]

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Are You A ‘Tea Bag?’

Article written by Ibtihal Ahmed. Eleanor Roosevelt – one of America’s greatest First Ladies – once said, “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” One cannot help but wonder how well this powerful quote resonates with African women who, according to professor and […]

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What Type of Car Are You?

Article is by C.J Npowa Ladies, in the eyes of “some” men, you are not very different from the cars they drive, hence the terms: checking her out, riding her, she’s got a nice hood, amongst the many terms used. Now before any of you strong independent women take offense to this article that can […]

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Woman Know Thyself

“This at last is bone of my bones, flesh of my flesh. This one will be called Woman, because from man this one was taken.” Adam- Genesis 2:23 Religion is the building block of much of the worlds sexism, because of course how can a woman truly be equal when she was supposedly taken out […]

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We Should All Be Feminists

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of my favourite African women of all time and she speaks with so much wisdom that I often go back to this video and another one called The Danger of A Single Story to remind myself that there is nothing wrong with being a woman with high expectations and big […]

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