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Why We Should All Be Feminists A Book Review of ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By: Courtney McLarnon “A feminist is a man or a woman who says: yes there is a problem with gender as is and we must fix it, we must do better” The short, flawless book, ‘We should all be Feminists’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is not new – nor are the Feminist theory-backed concepts it presents. It was originally ...

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Film Review: ‘Yellow Fever’ by Kenyan Ng’endo Mukii

By: Courtney McLarnon “The fault lines within, we overwrite with borders. Hierarchies of beauty cut into our skin, never admitting that we are all just a little bit uncomfortable”. The proudly Kenyan Director/Editor/Animator Ng’endo Mukii addresses narratives of skin tone and perceptions of beauty in her short film ...

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10 weeks, 5 books

I put together and completed a 10 week book challenge. It includes 5 books by female authors. The challenge is to read a book every two weeks. The aim of this is to help people realise the empowerment they can receive from reading!  I believe that every problem that we have as women, and we will every face has been written ...

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Mama to thee I sing

Oh mama How great you are You give me life And toil day by day to feed, guide, and protect me Although caged, yet you sing out loud Ingenuity kindles your thoughts Tenacity depicts your strength Speak mama, speak, let your voice be heard Your voice is powerful Your voice is distinct Your voice is ...

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IWD 2013: Faith and Violence in Lavender Hill Families: NWF Girls Club Poem

My Experience in Lavender Hill is so different. You fear for your life. I am so confused. Die Here’ moet my help om nie te baklei of te vloek nie. Ek is baie lief vir die Here’. One day there was a little girl named Sarah, her dad murdered her and told the people a lie. He then got locked up. Sex is nie ‘n ...