Pink Taxi offers a safe mode of transportation for women in #Egypt but some have asked if the initiative can indeed help curb sexual harassment in the country
Celebrating the success of women who succeed against all odds might be an important part of the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative, but only if it served to also disclose the struggles and interests invested in their success
As we profile African women writers for this Women’s History Month, we raise our glasses to celebrate internationally-acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who uses her work to raise and address the plight of African women
To celebrate Women’s History Month, we salute African authors starting with Zimbabwe’s award-winning writer Tsitsi Dangarembga
Time and time again, books have been a source of inspiration, and learning. A good book can even change the course of one’s life.
In this two-part series, TIA’s Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah reached out to a number of Black feminists across the globe and asked them, “which feminist book had the most impact on you and why?”
The continuous existence of black people is a political act, and after Ferguson I can no longer separate my feminism from my political fight against the racism inherent in western societal structures towards people of colour.
The word cougar in its current cultural context sends me into paroxysms of rage. A woman who dates or has sex with a younger man is a cougar and a man who dates younger women is a what? For the older woman there is a strong sense of societal disapproval.
Are African women between a rock and a hard place when it comes to feminism and bodily adornment? One African female writer explores what it means to be fierce, fly AND feminist.
Rapists are men too. Sometimes the fastest (and most uncomfortable) way to address a problem is to accept that you are a part of it.