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"I Will Marry When I Want"- Woman Crush Wednesday


A couple of months ago I was thrilled to hear that my country, Malawi, officially raised the legal marriage age for girls from 15 to 18 years old. 301 more words


Oh, The Pain Of Reality Shows!

I noticed recently that I’m developing a huge problem with Reality Shows. Everytime I’m flipping through channels and I happen to land on one with some reality thing going on, I quickly change the channel. 1,032 more words


Helping the Women of Nganda Yala Chart a New Future

Changing the status quo for women in Nganda Yala and surrounding areas

The Gertler Family Foundation (GFF) is partnering with HCK to initiate a novel education and outreach project to address the issues facing the women of Nganda Yala and surrounding communities, chief among them the high rate of childbirth. 500 more words


For Coloured Girls

If you’ve ever been called the n-word and the b-word in one sentence, this one is for you.

It’s one thing to be black, it’s another to be a woman and when you belong to the two most victimized categories ever, these are the facts you get. 311 more words


Social media is a world where some people try & build their strength & power by insulting & name calling other peoples body images. When it came to twitter& ThickLeeYonce I always observed the way people lash out at her for loving her body, embracing it & sharing her life experiences with people who might be going through the same situation. 657 more words

African Woman

An African woman
A beautiful woman
O! In her ebony of smooth skin
She’s finesse as polished oaks
An African woman is a carving… 275 more words