For a long time, I struggled with identifying myself as a feminist. If anyone asked me, “are you a feminist?” I would say something like: “I’m not a feminist but I believe in inequality.”...
Young men who want to be fathers should work towards being present with your children and taking active care of them.
Today, we’re celebrating all children in our country, Nigeria. We celebrate differently-abled children, children who have been diagnosed with cognitive challenges; children who are ‘stubborn’, nice, beautiful, thin, fat, happy. We remember children who...
There is a goddess inside every woman.
We expect men to try and try and try and try again. Because of this system, men have come to expect “No” on the first ask, except the woman is “cheap” and women have come to expect that a man will not simply give up after the first try. “If he likes you, he’ll be back.”
The ideal millennial woman is represented as a successful woman at home and at work. But, she must work like a horse at her job to earn her pay and she must work like a horse at home to keep her ‘Mrs’.
This is not what ‘having it all’ means.
We should see women as full persons, co-partakers in every sphere of life- at home, at work, in politics, and in religion.
The Lockdown affects us all, but people in abusive homes experience a different trauma.
“I tell you true, the day I stop school and the day my mama was dead is the worst day of my life.”
We all play a role in fighting bias (including ours), challenging stereotypes and limiting norms, and creating more opportunities for sustainable growth and better living.