Our book of the month is “In her words”, a collection of stories by African feminist writers with the central theme of these women chronicling the problems they face and experiences they have had that continue to shape and drive their feminism.
Respectability politics posits that conformity to certain societal standards can protect a person, usually a member of a marginalised group, from the institutionalised oppression the demographic faces.
“Weight loss culture is rooted in fatphobia.” This simple statement triggered a discourse on Twitter that inspired, of course, more fatphobia.
Growing up as a dark-skinned girl child in Nigeria is a very traumatising experience unless, by some strange miracle, your parents and everyone you come in contact with is a progressive Nigerian.
The feminization of poverty refers to the increasing inequality in living standards between men and women due to the widening poverty gap.
Contrary to what the whitewashed history will have you believe, black people have long been inventors.
Beauty is not the antithesis of intellect. This polarization seems to be a stereotypical perception that applies to only women.
Sexism is inalienable in any workplace in the patriarchal society we live in today. Women consistently have to navigate work-related struggles and struggles related to interpersonal relations and interactions in the office.
A few days ago a video of a woman who wore shorts to the market went viral. In an ideal society, that would be a ridiculous opening line. In Nigeria and many other parts of the world, it is reality. This incident sparked a discussion on social media that provided an insight into how cultural…