Championing Women

It was April, and the day was much nicer than I would have anticipated. I had already been at work for three hours when the calls started coming in. As a general rule, I do not answer my phone when I am at work. This was a special case though. For a good hour, my […]

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The Curse of A Successful Black Woman

I’m a strong, intelligent and driven young black woman. My career is healthy, the world is my oyster. I’m also a part of the first ever breed of black middle-class South Africans. Our parents worked their way into the middle-class tier. We are an evolution of the African economy. We are equal with all races […]

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Gender Equality: The Heart of Development

Giving girls and women equal rights as the men is empowering them to greater things. When women are empowered, the possibility for economic growth becomes apparent. If given this opportunity, the benefits of investing in women and girls are endless. a) With gender equality, a girl would be treated as equal from the second they […]

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My Problem with Feminists

Sometimes feminists make me feel a little uncomfortable. I think they can be very extreme when it comes to interactions and relationships with the opposite sex. Many of them are out to get equality and prove to the world that women can do everything that men can do. This is all good and well but […]

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