[embed][/embed] “2023 edition of the International Day of the Girl Child came with a difference as Rotary Club of Lagos chose two public schools in the metropolis for her girl child empowerment project. HERCONOMY put its weight behind it.”

Vulva Power

Patriarchy surrounds the vulva with silences and coverings, violence and wounds, taunting and shame: “You cunt!” and “Your mother’s cunt!”Yet many cultures have believed in the vulva’s sacredness, which gave it supremely protective powers. Attackers would flee rather than face its primordial force, and it even had the power to quell storms. Source: Vulva Power

Camp des filles leaders de Ouidah: L’ONG Femme et Développement promeut le leadership féminin

Camp des filles leaders de Ouidah

[embed][/embed] “La 5ème édition du camp des filles leaders est lancée ce mardi 8 Août 2023 et prendra fin le 11 Août prochain. Cette initiative de l’ONG Femme Développement, permet aux jeunes filles sélectionnées dans les lycées et collèges de Ouidah, d’être outillées la santé sexuelle et reproductive, mais également sur le leadership féminin. En…

A Midwife is like a Mother by USAID publications – Exposure

During her personalized check-ups, Adama encourages women to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. If a woman refuses, Adama takes down her information and follows up by phone. Often, these women are amazed that Adama takes the time to call at all. If the patient still declines, Adama continues to follow up, sometimes even visiting patients at…

We’ll see things they’ll never see: Sociological reflections on race, neurodiversity and higher education – Chantelle Jessica Lewis, Jason Arday, 2023


This article offers sociological reflections on race and neurodiversity in UK higher education (UKHE). Using dialogical knowledge production and collaborative autoethnography, the authors discuss their lived experiences of navigating the politics of neurodiversity and neurotypical hegemony in UKHE as Black sociologists. The central argument explores how race and neurotypical hegemony overexposes Black neurodiverse scholars to…

Women in Africa: Spirituality, Health, and Healing, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Madeleva Lecture 2018

[embed][/embed] Mercy Amba Oduyoye was honored as the 2018 Madeleva Lecturer. Her lecture, “Women in Africa: Spirituality, Health, and Healing,” took place on April 19, 2018 at Saint Mary’s College. Oduyoye is the director of the Institute of Women in Religion and Culture at Trinity Theological Seminar in Legon, Ghana. Affectionately known as the “mother…

Life in a matriarchal society – On this island, women are in charge! – YouTube

Life in a matriarchal society

[embed][/embed] In southwestern Guinea Bissau there are some islands where a very special people live, the Bissago. What is it that makes them so special? It is not the fact of living in balance and harmony with the spectacular nature that surrounds them, taking from the land or the sea only what they need to…

“ Logo” Sticker for Sale by nefertaueret | Redbubble

Flying Chestnut Logo Sticker

This is the “flying chestnut” logo. I wanted to make something feminine but inclusive. Femininity comes in many forms and expressions, many kinds of bodies, and as the Kongo saying goes, “None of us birthed ourselves or will bury ourselves.” • Millions of unique designs by independent artists. Find your thing. Source: “ Logo”…

Tina Turner Talking About Ike’s Domestic Abuse Helped Other Survivors – Rolling Stone

Tina Turner

Ruth Glenn remembers the first time she read I, Tina, the powerful 1986 autobiography in which Tina Turner details the extensive abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband, Ike.Glenn, who read the book when it was first published, was “moved and encouraged” by Tina’s personal accounts; they were particularly momentous because it was…

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