African Feminism

What Is African Feminism?

I am an African Woman. You might agree with me or not, but there is actually something called African Feminism (Feminist). I can only tell a story that I am living. So that brings me to the questions: what is African Feminism and who is an African feminist?

Umoja, Kenyan village where no men are allowed

Umoja meaning "Unity" in Swahili, is a matriarchal refuge and home to the Samburu women who no longer want to suffer abuse like genital mutilation and forced marriages. 

Chimamanda’s perfect response to critics – now we have even more reasons to love her

In one swoop, Chimamanda came down on critics through her facebook post.

The Woman I Am Meant To Be by Olivia Nsofor

She sat there,  silently reminiscing through the chapters of her life almost cursing the day she was brought on to earth drenched in the sorrow of her outcome, Of the outlook of her eventual life. 

Of Marriage And Partnerships

Most Nigerian ladies are trained from a young age to be docile. They must learn to cook otherwise, no man will marry them. They must know how to wash clothes and iron. They must always be of good character. They must always be soft-spoken. 
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Can men be feminists? How important is this question to the movement, and more importantly, how did you arrive at your answer?

Let’s Normalize Having Period Sex

Having your period should not stop you from securing your orgasms. In fact, there are many benefits associated with having sex while on your monthly subscription to mother nature.

All You Need To Know About Foot Binding

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

Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women

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