Warsan Shire FSRL is a British writer, poet, editor and teacher. She was born on August 1988 to Somalian parents in Kenya. She has a B.A in Creative Writing and was awarded the inaugural Brunel University Afrcan Poetry Prize from a shortlist of 6 candidates out of 655.
Just in case you all thought misogyny was new and only just starting in the 21st century, we are here to tell you that it has always been in existence. Since time immemorial, men have always degraded women either through their words or actions. Today, it is seen everywhere, from songs to movie dialogues, etc.
Female genital mutilation, although common, is not the only violent and invasive culture that women are subject to. Up until the early 20th century, foot binding was a popular practice in many regions of China
Men love to pretend that they don’t have any privileges and would rather chew nails than admit that patriarchy exists and by extension, they (men) enjoy many privileges that women don’t.