Escaping The Likeability Trap

It is called a trap because you can't win and as many societal traps, this one targets women. Powerful women are not liked while powerful men are liked.

Amazing Styles That Rocked The Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2019

The Lagos Fashion Week is here and there is so much buzz. From the amazing looks people keep showing up in, to the amazing designs gracing the runway.

“Who Says Women Can’t Be Successful Cobblers?” Uzuegbunam Adeline Chiamaka, Founder Of Addy Shoes Asks

Most men I have encountered since I started my shoe making business do not really believe me whenever I tell them I am a cobbler. Only a few men then give me a trial without minding the fact that I am a woman.

Should Transgender Women Participate in Women Sports?

The world has seen quite a number of transgender women in women sports for example Renée Richards the tennis player and Laurel Hubbard the weight lifter.

Melissa Tafila; Botswana’s Leading Entrepreneur and Role Model

Melissa Tafila is a digital specialist, entrepreneur and the recipient of the Orange Social Venture Prize, 2016 for the digital learning management company she co-founded called Conexus.

What Women Can Do To Break The Glass Ceiling

Have you ever been in a room with a glass ceiling? You get the illusion that you are looking right at the sky and can reach for it whenever you wish. But if you get carried away and actually attempt to move any part of your body through it, you would face an unfriendly collision with the glass.

BBC Africa Eye Goes Undercover In Sex For Grades Documentary Spanning Lagos And Ghana

In Africa, academic institutions are rife with male lecturers who constantly harass female students asking for sex in exchange for good grades. However, this phenomenon has seen little to no reportage. It is also hard to prove and so students hardly get the justice they deserve even after speaking up.

Period Shaming Is A Thing And You Might Be Guilty

So here's the tea; women bleed. A lot. Every month, mother nature assumes we would be making steamy love to a dark handsome gent and carry a love child in our belly, so she prepares our uterus to receive said love child.

Two Young African Women, Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief Were Nominated For The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Two African women, Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief have made the list for winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Award. Somalia's social rights activist, Ilwad Elman and Libyan law student, Hajer Sharief have been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize award.

Fighting The Hebrew Woman Syndrome

My lecturer who is also a gynecologist told us a very gory story. There was a pregnant woman whom he had as a patient and upon examination of this woman a few months to her delivery date, discovered that she had a very small pubic angle.

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The “Good Men” Misogyny

According to the good guy, he is different, and should be appreciated for not being a bigot. He believes in gender equality even though his contribution to the fight for equality begins with “we need to protect our women" and ends with “we need to do better". However, like most men, the good guy is still misogynistic and just as harmful.

Women in Politics: How Society Can Amplify Their Voices

Women are usually held up to a higher standard when they hold leadership positions. Their actions could make or break the entry of other women into that same position and that, in itself, is inequality. - Olanrewaju Ajeigbe

All You Need To Know About Lucinda Southworth

Lucinda Southworth is an American Scientist, Researcher and Philanthropist. She is married to Larry Page, the co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Google. He (Larry Page) also served as the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc until 2019.

Anne Wojcicki Biography

Anne Wojcicki is an American business woman who co-founded and also serves as CEO of the personal genomics company 23andMe.

Zimbabwe’s Patriot Bill – All You Need To Know About It

Zimbabwe's Patriot bill which is anything but patriotic attempts to criminalize oppositional demonstration, and communication with foreign embassies that take place without government clearance among other things.