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.”...
Millions of women experience a severe and long-lasting form of depression called “postpartum depression”. For men who have partners that suffer this, half of them will also develop depression.
Women can do IT jobs just as well as men. They should let their performance speak for them and men should accord them their due regard. In this way, both genders will be able to work without limitations and yield equal results.
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.
A lot of women live like this, always subjected to other peoples’ opinions and toning down their lives to suit other women/people. And that’s not okay at all.
If women are continually denied access to spaces traditionally occupied by men under the guise of protecting men, such as company board rooms, or professional bodies, or even plain employment, it’s not hard to see how this succeeds in perpetuating and promoting gender inequality.
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.