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Feminists, Let's Let Each Other Be.

I was raised as a very traditional Catholic. I went to Sunday school, I served as an usher and at some point, I even did a brief stint with the choir. 849 more words

African Feminisms

Why Young Educated Muslim Women are a target for radical groups in East Africa

Radicalisation and violent extremism remains a significant threat to many African countries. With a youth bulge demanding accountability and for those in power to address historical grievances and a lack of economic opportunities, extremist ideologies continue to flourish. 1,858 more words

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Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women.*

I used to think it was the darkness
That put you in a bad place
I’ve only now come to realize
It’s the lights that flood your existence… 438 more words

African Feminisms

HERStory #ስለሷ – Kelemua on sustenance through the informal sector

Kelemua Tadesse is in her 60s and currently living in Addis Ababa. All the people who know Kelemua well consider her as a brave woman with many untold stories. 950 more words

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Sex Pleasure.... For who???

If you are reading this surrounded by other women, I will suggest you pose for a minute and start asking each other, what is female sex pleasure? 848 more words

African Feminisms

Wake Up and Smell the Patriarchy

It is painfully obvious that I am a feminist. Painfully because it has become so that it is not possible to have any other conversation other than my feminism. 647 more words

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The Fuss About Women and Short Hair Women

I cut my hair and a lot of women loved it. Despite the love, many women expressed how they couldn’t cut their hair because fathers, husbands, and boyfriends wouldn’t allow it. 552 more words

African Feminisms