It’s More Than Just A Vaccination

As the UK vaccination programme achieves 873,784 jabs in the past 24 hours, it is bringing to mind much wider issues that are clearly toxic and also represent a sense of unfairness in society. The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E) inequalities that are freely talked about really represent discrimination if they are not being addressed. Vaccine hesitancy means putting off having the jab, or completely saying no. […]

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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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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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Fostering Unity In A Year of Pain & Isolation

For most people, the end of any year is traditionally a time of reflection. A time to take stock of whatever happened in the past 12 months. Lockdowns across the world meant that our “normal” lives were immediately replaced by remote working, virtual office meetings while online events became a necessity. This is why reflecting […]

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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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Take Ten… With Eunice Tossy

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jun 19, 2020
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Another Friday, another piece spotlighting the women behind Teakisi. This week we head to the largest East African country that is known for its exotic wildlife, rich culture and ancient cities. Who is … I’m Eunice Tossy, a 25 year old Tanzanian woman, who is on a journey to learn more about Africa, being African […]

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Prendre Dix Avec Christelle Kamanan

Je n’en ai pas fait depuis longtemps. Je vois cela comme ma petite façon de mettre en lumière les femmes africaines extraordinaires qui croient en moi et en ce que j’essaie de réaliser avec Teakisi.  La prochaine étape de notre “Take Ten” est … Qui êtes-vous ? Je m’appelle Christelle Ahia Kamanan, femme, la trentaine, […]

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Wear Red Day 2019

I’ve said in the past that, in the fight for equality, diversity and inclusion must be embraced. That is why this year, Teakisi is proud to support Show Racism the Red Card, the UK’s leading anti-racism education charity. According to the UK government, racism, or a ‘racist incident’, is any incident, including any crime, which […]

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