Inspired by one of Connie Dia’s posts on Period Poverty, I just had to revisit this topic for those of you at the back that didn’t get it the first time around! Did you know that an estimated 30% of South African girls do not attend school each month because they can not afford sanitary… Read More The Period Question
My oh my, did I love this book!? “This compilation is a love letter to Africa women, and a missive to all the other souls who will come across it and give space in their hearts and minds for the varying outlooks and experiences that are contained herein.” – Note from the Editors excerpt This… Read More In Her Words: Book Review
I was heading to work one morning when Mom called me. After pleasantries, she told me to tell my boyfriend to come and do introduction. I was livid and in that moment and I immediately called her off. I did not want to speak of it further. Well, three days later, that relationship ended and… Read More I Am African But… I Do Not Want To Get Married
This is not a feminist post, simply because I am not a feminist. I will, however, say what I have to say though. Do not be surprised when I let my girlfriends know when they are being mistreated. Yes, I will tell them when they are in the wrong, but I will tell them their… Read More I Am African But… I Am Female First!
SEX! SEX! SEX! In many African communities, sex as a subject matter has completely been neglected over the years. Be it in summary or in a detail, many people, especially African parents, shy away from talking about it. And it is not because they fear their children or anything, but because of the ’embarrassment’ that… Read More I’m African But…Let’s Openly Talk About Sex
Are you a parent? How would you raise your child in a time when gender based violence is rife? … Read More Raising a Daughter in a Femicide Nation