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The Women of Ethiopia

I’ve been working on this blog post for a long time, and wanted to make sure I got it right. I dedicate this to all the amazing women I have met here in Ethiopia, the unsung heroes of this country. 1,726 more words

The Internet of Women had been activated

I should be packing for holiday which I am going on in two hours, but I’m still so buzzed from last night that I have to post. 1,314 more words


Menarche - A time for celebration

After deciding to go off the pill in order to learn more about my body I began what I thought would be a brief online investigation into attitudes towards menstruation. 1,295 more words


Letter To My Sister

When you were born they taught you to always clasp your legs close together in docility when you sat down, especially in the presence of men. 576 more words

Gomeshigate Triggers Memories

I’ve never met Jian Gomeshi, or listened to his show. I wonder how many sexual assault survivors have had traumatic memories triggered by the recent accusations.  1,090 more words

Feminism: Full-fat or lite?

Words: Wendy Davies

Image: Mia Hague

To say that feminism has been ‘hitting the headlines’ would be misguided at best, and clickbaiting at worst. However, it would be fair to say that some of the par for the course bullshit that women have to put up with is beginning to trickle through to international news outlets and broadcasted in a format that is digestible for the masses. 659 more words

Social Issues

Who run the world?!

This poem was written after my encounter with a military man dressed as a civilian when I went home to Nigeria for the holidays (this happened in August). 355 more words