Are Men Really Scum As Some Feminists Say?
With the evolution of the third wave feminism and the goal of breaking the glass ceiling built by patriarchy, there is a common verbal backlash by many modern-day feminists — calling men scum. This saying ‘Men Are Scum’ has inundated the social media space especially, and this is one reason men claim causes them to…
‘I think there is a space for men as allies in feminist conversations’
Sierra-Leonean activist and social entrepreneur, Moiyattu Banya-Keister is keen about impacting African women and girls. She does this actively through several initiatives
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: In Her Own Words
There is no doubt that Chimamanda Adichie has influenced millions of people around the world. Incredibly gifted and opinionated, the Nigerian novelist’s influence transcends literature. From being featured on Beyonce’s Grammy-nominated album, Lemonade to having one of her novels Half Of A Yellow Sun being adapted into a film in 2013 and now recognised as…
How not to be a feminist
A little over two years ago, I wrote a short article on the fallacy of feminism; I never thought I would ever have the need to write a sequel. However, recent developments have made me decide otherwise.
The Big "F": Feminism
Feminism has always been a sensitive topic. When you ask someone why they feel that everyone is not equal, they may talk about how they were not created the same and mention the roles accorded to different genders. By whom? "We spend too much time teaching girls to worry about what boys think of them.…