Sudan’s “Kandaka”

It’s a breathtaking image. According to Arabic media, her name is Alaa Salah. This is the young Sudanese woman standing on top of a car, raising her right arm as she leads the crowd in a chant, all of them echoing her words back to her. “Thawra!” the crowd shouts — Arabic for “revolution.” “Kandaka” […]

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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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