Let’s Talk About Sex

As the year 2020 ends, Coronavirus continues to always grab our attention, but there’s never been a better time for Teakisi followers to consider their own sexual health. A combination of the pandemic and Marmot’s 10 year follow up report have helped to bring unfair health inequalities into focus, and one of the most concerning […]

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A Letter To The Girl Whose Nudes Were Leaked

By Amandla Karungi Many of us leaned back in our chairs, fully clothed and shielded by screens as we watched your virtual take-down. Somebody had found it reasonable to allow your naked body to be scrutinised by the world. The rise of the cyber bully has made what once was meant to be a world […]

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Wear Your Big Girl Panties

By Felly Oyuga I am going through my Whatsapp and come across a post in one of our groups.  The post is about a woman who posted on Facebook that her husband watches porn with their six-year-old son. She then claims to cry about it daily. Everyone’s typical reaction is rage against the husband. Understandably. […]

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To Leave or Stay at Home?

It is estimated that Mary Mother of Jesus was twelve years old when she was betrothed to Joseph. She could have been between 13 to 14 years when she gave birth to Jesus Christ. Mary, probably the most hailed woman in all religious custom is most praised for being a virgin when the angel gave […]

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On Sexual Harassment: Don’t Shame Victims Who Do Not Speak Up

By Afia Kwakyewaa Owusu-Nyantakyi The #Metoo campaign was necessary. It doesn’t matter how it started. (Ok, maybe it does). But more importantly, sexual harassment is a globally normalized silent vice that needed to come to light. And rightfully so, as we have seen how pervasive and deep the horrors perpetrated can go. Powerful women all […]

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It Is a Man’s World

Last month, our newsfeed was flooded with stories of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein.  The actress Alyssa Milano took to twitter using the hashtag ‘MeToo’, encouraging women to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. Astounded by the number of women who were sharing and appalled at how horrible our world is, I realized […]

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Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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Permission To Enjoy Sex!

By Felly Oyuga At twenty-two, I told my mother I was pregnant. I was young, unwed and my mother was a staunch Christian. I was expecting her to throw her mug of tea at me. So after blurting out , ‘I’m pregnant!’, I closed my eyes tight and waited for the mug to land on my head. ‘Did […]

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