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Abeg App Advert: A Use Case for Femvertising

The first time I watched the Abeg app advert, I knew I needed to watch and re-watch it again. The ad follows a young...

Why We Need Femvertising: Advertising that Centres Women

Femvertising refers to advertising that employs and utilizes pro-female talent, messages, and imagery to empower women and girls. The idea behind femvertising is to...

How the Everyday Sexism Project Helps Women Find Their Voices

The everyday sexism project website was launched in April 2012 by Laura Bates. The website is a platform where women and men can send...

Gender Stereotypes That Contribute to Rape Culture

Rape culture is the sociological theory that rape and sexual abuse are normalized due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality. It is mostly...

How Parents Can Teach Their Children About Consent

Consent happens when a person voluntarily agrees to the desires of others. As a parent, it is important to introduce your kids to the...

Not Just Equal Pay, but Also, Equal Say

In the workplace, women are still earning less than men for work of equal value. Even in New Zealand, the country with the smallest...

Are Feminism and Fashion Compatible?

The compatibility of feminism and fashion is fast becoming the topic of many debates. This is especially true because we feminists have used fashion...

If a Random Girl Approaches You and Starts Acting Like Your Friend in Public, Play Along – Here’s Why

It just may save your life, or hers. We all grew up knowing that you shouldn't talk to strangers but it is no news that...

Togethxr Is On a Mission to Change Coverage of Women’s Sports

Despite the growing participation in women's sports, men sports have continued to dominate the media. In 2019, a study done by Purdue University showed...

“It Is Not Good For Man To Be Alone” Is Not A Marriage But Feminist Text

One of the things that God says in the Hebrew bible is that “It is not good for man to be alone.” Usually, Christians talk about it in terms of marriage - but who knew it was essentially a feminist text?

MacKenzie Scott Gives Away $2.7Billion In Fresh Round Of Donations

MacKenzie Scott, the philanthropist and ex-spouse of Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, has recently announced that she has made a fresh round of...

How Domestic Violence is Enabled Under the Guise of ‘Settling’

On the 5th of December, 2020, Dr Ifeanyinwa Angbo, a medical doctor in Benue state, took to Twitter to cry for help. In the video...

Getting Vaccinated May Change The Way Your Mammogram Looks

Coronavirus vaccines may affect the way your mammogram looks by causing enlarged lymph nodes in the armpit which shows up as white blobs on mammograms.

The Problem With Sexist Comedy

Sexist comedy trivializes issues that women face. Example of such issues includes rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment etc. Find out why it needs to stop, and why those who enjoy this type of content need to be called out as well as the comedians who crack these jokes.

Is God a Woman?

When I was a Christian, I fancied the Christian God to be male. Yes, we were told that God is not like man or...

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