The Issue With Pink

By Cynthia Kinyera Pink. What first comes to mind when you think about that colour? Femininity, delicateness, romance? Growing up, I didn’t like pink. I never had anything against the sight of the colour itself, but only what it represented. It was mostly subconscious, I never fully processed why I didn’t like pink until a […]

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You Can’t Afford My love

By Marie-Helena Mekolo I know what I want. I recognize and value my worth. All the men before you taught me to love and cherish the “unwanted” parts of me. Your predecessors were all lessons that I carefully jotted down in my journal. They will serve as navigators and proof that I can overcome any […]

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Facebook Users Beware!

By Reem Gaafar On Friday, the 25th of March, 2016, a picture of 6 Sudanese women went viral, after the picture was posted on the exiled religious leader Uosif Ali Taha Alkouda’s Facebook page, which he in turn had shared from a shady, previously largely ignored page called ‘Sudanese Women Against Hijab’. The picture was […]

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Don’t Tell Me How To Dress

By Vivienne Amijee Being an African girl is a challenge from the onset of life’s journey. We are born into a society that requires us to prove our worth from time to time. Education, if it comes your way, has to be combined with hard work just to beat the boy child, you have to […]

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