WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Katendi Changula-Chitanga

My name is Katendi Changula-Chitanga. I am a Zambian, living in Lusaka, Zambia. I am a Veterinary Surgeon by profession and a lecturer in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zambia. My passion is in the field of diagnosis of diseases. I hold a Master of Science degree in Tropical Animal Health… Continue reading The WISe Project: Katendi Changula-Chitanga

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Rufaro Samanga

Rufaro Samanga is a Microbiology Honours graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand. She will soon be embarking on her Masters in Epidemiology and is particularly passionate about science in the public health sphere. She is also a feminist and activist providing social commentary both through her social media posts and critical thought-pieces for OkayAfrica.… Continue reading The WISe Project: Rufaro Samanga

WISe Project · Women

The WISe Project: Nthabiseng Nooe

Nthabiseng Nooe is a hydrogeologist working mostly in groundwater monitoring, information services pertaining to groundwater, and contributing to regulations that protect groundwater resources for sustainable and equitable access. She is from Thabong in Welkom in the Free State, South Africa, and she works in the Western Cape region. She is driven by fairness, equity, and… Continue reading The WISe Project: Nthabiseng Nooe

Blogging Challenges · Me · Women

30 Day Blogging Challenge : Day 3 – Your Favourite Quote 

Day 3- My Favourite Quote  It's self explanatory. My other favourite quote reads like a continuation: "Speak your mind even if your voice shakes." - Maggie Kuhn The world hates women who speak up about their pain. The world wants you to be pretty and suffer in silence. The world wants you with your  lips… Continue reading 30 Day Blogging Challenge : Day 3 – Your Favourite Quote 

Life · Women

Chapter 2: Blackout

He beat me viciously. He was slapping me, punching me, and kicking me everywhere he could. I had bleeding cuts on my face. I was trying to find a way out but the only unlocked door close to me lead to the balcony and my only option would have been to jump to my death.… Continue reading Chapter 2: Blackout

Events · Women

African Women Awards Winners

    The African Women Association hosted the inaugural African Women Awards on the 7th of November at the Meikles Hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe. The African Women Awards is the first multi-sectoral and pan-African Awards ceremony ever held. The Award ceremony is a platform that was founded by two young women; Carol Nyazika and Lisa… Continue reading African Women Awards Winners

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African Women Awards Nominees

The African Women Association (AWA) is an organisation established by African women for the purpose of recognising and celebrating female role models within Zimbabwe, Africa as a whole and the African diaspora. Prioritising gender equality is a crucial prerequisite to revealing the potential of women and by extension the countries they reside in. AWA aims to empower… Continue reading African Women Awards Nominees

Guest Post

“FYI, I Cannot “Demand” Respect From Men so Stop Telling Me That!”

"Most girls are relentlessly told that we will be treated how we demand to be treated. If we want respect, we must respect ourselves.  This does three things. Firstly, it gets men off the hook for being held accountable for how they treat women. And secondly, it makes women feel that the mistreatment and sometimes… Continue reading “FYI, I Cannot “Demand” Respect From Men so Stop Telling Me That!”

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For The Men Who Still Don’t Get It

“What if all women were bigger and stronger than you? And thought they were smarter? What if women were the ones who started wars? What if too many of your friends had been raped by women wielding giant dildos and no K-Y Jelly? What if the state trooper who pulled you over on the New Jersey Turnpike… Continue reading For The Men Who Still Don’t Get It

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Periods suck. Period

I love this. Please note I did not write this. The original post can be found here.