Dear Nigerian Women,
Everyday, I thank God for bringing her into my life. You don’t get to meet people like this all the time. I’m happy she’s my ROOMMATE AND FRIEND-TURNED-SISTER!
After having an awful Friday night/Saturday morning, I knew I had to “ball” a little, even though we had already made plans to meet up.
Mariama Bâ (April 17, 1929–August 17, 1981) was a Senegalese author and feminist, who wrote in French. Born in Dakar, she was raised a Muslim, but at an early age came to criticise what she perceived as inequalities between the sexes resulting from African traditions.
Start and there would be no stopping you – Chimdinma Adriel Onwukwe
For YEARS, I have lived with this FEAR : YOU CAN NEVER BE AS GOOD AS THEY ARE.
I remember telling my mum that I don’t want to practice law. She was so upset with me. So upset that I became the topic of her morning prayers. I would constantly hear her say :
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Chimamanda. I think it was the name I fell in love with at first, I had never heard that name. My secondary school was in the heart of Umuahia, with over 300 Igbo students and no one had the name – CHIMAMANDA. But we sure had an abundance of the regular Igbo names : CHIDINMA, CHIOMA, CHIAMAKA etc.
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A group of students have figured out a way to disrupt the period industry in low-income countries.
I saw this post on one of my favourite girly blogs and since I did a post of Menstruation and the tampon-less runner, I decided to share this inspiring story.
The Flo kit for cleaning reusable sanitary pads is among the winning designs of this year’s International Design Excellence Award. Continue reading “PART 3 : FEMINISM : HOW MUCH AID CAN YOU GIVE?”