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DO WE HATE OUR WOMEN? (Part 1)

“I wonder why we take from our women, why we rape our women, do we hate our women?” Tupac. “Woman raped, slashed with panga (machete) and thrown under train.” That’s the headline I saw on the news a month ago as I was having supper. I almost choked on my…

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THIS LITTLE LIGHT.

I never wanted to be someone who just blogs about feminism. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to say that blogging isn’t a platform to create change. No, that’s not what I am saying. I always wanted to be someone who contributed to thought revolution but was also involved…

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KENYAN GIRL MAGIC!

Happy International Women’s Day!!! This year’s theme focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030” I know they tell you not to act when you’re emotional because they say it clouds your judgement but I’d beg to differ. I like to experience emotion, heck I…

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UNDERNEATH THE CLOTHES…

“If you could change anything about yourself physically what would you change?” he asked. “My arms and my tummy (yes I still say tummy),” I replied without hesitation. Instantly a sickening feeling of disappointment and shame in myself began to settle in my tummy. “What would you change if you…

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GIRL ON GIRL FOR SURVIVAL?

I was recently told about this practice by the Kurya tribe in Tanzania where women were marrying women. Considering this is Africa and people are still extremely uncomfortable with the whole idea of homosexuality, I was of course very intrigued. However, it wasn’t what I thought it was. Women in…

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GRAB AT WILL?

It happened again today. Except this time it was more aggressive, he made me feel so small. He grabbed me as I was walking. Took my hand and pulled me to him. I didn’t know him, he didn’t know me, yet he felt that he could. He handled me like…

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WHAT ABOUT HER? (Part 2)

Last week I shared with you guys Naramat’s story. A lot of the feedback I got was: Why exactly is this a big deal? Why do we need to talk about it? Don’t boys get circumcised all the time, isn’t it actually recommended? (Face palm). I don’t blame them though.…

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