Cower in my presence o mortal woman: A sarcastic look at patriarchy

It's no big deal he had sex on the first date. She's the slut who dared get laid on the first date. She got pregnant? What a careless woman who tried to trap him, gosh!...
Pastor Funke Felix-Adejumo

Full-time housewives are failures? Pastor Funke Adejumo, a word please.

Dear Madam Funke Adejumo ma, good morning. I just saw that video ma, and I understand your passionate desire to teach self-sufficiency to women, but ma, you need to chill. Ha! Ma, you need to...
the girl child

Stop killing the zeal of the girl child

Some years ago, I was with a group of friends, all girls. This well meaning woman came into our midst, and in an attempt to reign “blessings” on us, she said “I see wives...

#InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild: how we can help her survive this unfair world

#InternationalDayOfTheGirlChild: I have always had this idea that girls are endangered, even by the very forces of nature. It may sound ridiculous to say girls need to be educated for humanity to survive, but...

Saudi women driving no longer illegal as king lifts ban

It's inconceivable to believe that this is still a 'thing' in 2017, but here we are. For a long time, Saudi Arabia remained the only country in the world with this archaic ban, but...
Chimamanda Adichie at TEDxEuston - we should all be feminists

#ThrowbackThursday to when Chimamanda Adichie urged us all to be feminists at TEDxEuston

Chimamanda Adichie - We Should All Be Feminists: you may have been present and remember the electricity in the TEDxEuston room as the final speaker took the stage in December 2012. Today, we'd like...
Esther Afua Ocloo - Al Jazeera Google Doodle

Esther Afua Ocloo – a world class Ghanaian entrepreneur worth celebrating!

You may have heard the phrase "Making a dollar out of sixteen cents"? Well, this Ghanaian powerhouse, Esther Afua Ocloo took a dollar and made a global enterprise, earned a laureate, and became an inspiration...
equality begins at home

Equality begins at home

My Dad always sounds it in my ears "Nkechi, you must be tough. Being girlish and being ladylike is not an excuse for weakness". This he still says to my sisters and I till this...
Nkechi Bianze

Letter to Nkechi Bianze in defence of the community penis and male infidelity

Sympathy for the Community Penis is what We Plead! Dear Nkechi....sorry, aunty Nkechi, This letter is in response to the wicked, wicked thing you did on Facebook a few days ago. Haba, aunty, why are you this...

Don’t despise a woman because of her gender

But, do You know that most Nigerian Men don't feel cool around Women with superior intelligence and income? My Male friend and colleague asked me how I would feel if my Woman earns more than...

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