In Africa and elsewhere, men earn considerably more than women do. However, women are steadily becoming the primary breadwinners in their homes as more corporations diversify and jobs that used to be exclusively for men are made available to women too. That begs the question: Is the world ready for high-earning women?
For generations, women, femmes and girls the world over have had to suffer the weight of patriarchy. No more, says writer OluTimehin Adegbeye; the time for a revolution is now.
It’s beautiful that Africa consists of mainly conservative societies because this has kept our heterogeneous beauty intact. But issues such as promiscuity, unplanned pregnancies, slut-shaming, flight-brides, can be resolved, if women are allowed to openly embrace their sexuality instead of being repressed by the very structures meant to protect them
Marriage is important to people but being the matrimonial outlier within a Kenyan family is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand people seldom ask where your boyfriend is because they assume you chased him away with your strange notions
As tomorrow marks International Women’s Day, women all over the world are still subjected to the stereotypes imposed on them by a patriarchal system. But a girl can continue to hope that women will learn to identify the stereotypes created for them to puppet to
In Northern Ghana women are banished from their communities and some are beaten and killed after being accused of witchcraft. Leo Igwe takes a closer look at the region and phenomenon.
Recently a young South African man lost his penis. The member in question was lost during an initiation ritual and when he attempted to ask the elders what to do about it (raising the matter in a public forum) he allegedly received a beating.
West African men on being stoic and trying to gauge who they can express themselves to when things get thick