The African Man’s Desire to Police the Female Body and Where That Mentality Came From

[By Olimata Kah] I’ll take you to back into antiquity. To a time when, whole dynasties and empires were ruled and governed by WOMEN! Yes. You read that right-W.O.M.E.N! One cannot speak about African empires without first mentioning Ancient Egypt. There were many great queens and empresses across the continent. The likes of the Egyptian […]

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Sexual Harassment: Why it is “normalized” and Why Women are Numb to it (Part II)

Glad to have you back.  Let me tell you this story: There was this guy working at an office where a friend of mine worked. Almost all the female staffers didn’t like him for naught! He came across as if something about him wasn’t right and he soon proved that suspicion. One day, my friend […]

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Sexual Harassment: Why it is “normalized” and Why Women are Numb to it (Part I)

Sexual harassment is the making of unwanted sexual advances towards someone especially in the workplace. This is the dictionary definition. However, sexual harassment is mainly directed towards us women in every single setting NOT just the workplace. Sexual harassment has been around since antiquity and comes from the thought that women are not men’s equals […]

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The Second Chance: The Need for Programs Encouraging Young Mothers to Return to School

[By Mamudou Jallow] A society that is keen on diversity must promote its women. Promoting women means empowering them with the requisite knowledge and skills to help them succeed in life. This is crucial most especially in these challenging times we live in. This should be the agenda for the government and society in general. […]

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