Category: Women, Culture and Society

The Fearless Girl’s defiant stance for women

The Fearless Girl’s defiant stance for women

After two assiduous years of working at his most massive sculpture yet, Arturo Di Modica with the help of his friends delivered The Charging Bull, an 11 feet-long sculpture that weighed over 7,000 pounds, right beneath New York City’s 60 feet Christmas Tree in front of […]

I Am A Feminist; Here’s What I Mean

I Am A Feminist; Here’s What I Mean

Aaron Allston says feminism is like God; many people profess their faith in a Messiah but no one seems to be able to properly define Christianity to everyone’s satisfaction. Not that the proponents of Christianity are seeking that everyone agrees to their definition of faith […]

For The Unsung Leading Women

For The Unsung Leading Women

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon. The intersecting road linking the Ogba and Allen axis of Ikeja is consumed by commercial activities. To your left, the popular yellow public transport buses are clustered at the bust stop with the conductors trying to out-yell each other in […]

Don’t Cry, You’re a Man!

Don’t Cry, You’re a Man!

I was having an interesting conversation with a friend of mine. There was an emergency at the hospital where he worked; it involved a woman – a wife and mother, who had run into a post-operative complication. It was a really sad development and his […]

Feminism, Patriarchy and the #StoryOfMyVagina

Feminism, Patriarchy and the #StoryOfMyVagina

Don’t cringe, it’s just a body part; a female body part and sadly, a controversial one at that.  If you think patriarchy and feminism wars are consequences of senseless opinions and one-sided outlooks on life and society, think again. Men dominate every sphere of a […]