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Solutions to Sexual Harassment in the INGO Sector: Perspectives from Southern Voices (by Rehema Namukose)

Reality plug

A recent informal coffee meeting with a male colleague who also works in international development turned into a candid and difficult conversation. The topic was about the sexual harassment scandals in the development and humanitarian aid sector that have been the subject of much news and conversation over the last few months. 1,215 more words

African Feminisms

Books for feminists of all ages

Something happened to me when I had a baby. I’ve always been very strong-willed, demanded equality for women and am quick to counteract ‘banter’ but this determination and passion has evolved somewhat. 1,128 more words


She is Worth!!

A girl who is a book of Mystery, turning new page reveals new things

She is full of gorgeous mess

An aura which she carried with herself… 295 more words


Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain by Portia de Rossi


What I appreciate most about de Rossi’s memoir is the way she shows us her eating disorder. The reader gets to experience her descent into anorexia the same way we experienced the descent into insanity back in  448 more words


Breaking the Silence to End Workplace Sexual Harassment in Uganda (by Prudence Nyamishana)

This week AfricanFeminism (AF) is running three series pieces on workplace sexual harassment, documenting and sharing the perspectives of other African women. 1,038 more words

African Feminisms

[Review] Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558 by Phil Carradice

Genre: History, Biographies & Memoirs

Publication: 6 June 2018 by Pen & Sword

Rating: ★★★★☆

What It’s About

The life of Henry VIII’s daughter Queen Mary, known as Bloody Mary, with a focus on the Terror and persecutions during her reign. 327 more words