Category: Portfolio

#MenAreTrash; The Problem With Being Feminist In Nigeria

#MenAreTrash; The Problem With Being Feminist In Nigeria

Earlier this month, the gruesome murder of a 21 year old South African threw the digital community into a wide, club-wielding frenzy over the issue of domestic violence. There were angry posts, reposts, threads with thousands of comments and tweets and help lines circulating all […]

A bruise and a puff of powder

A bruise and a puff of powder

A dab here, a swipe there, another coat of mascara and perfectly red-lined lips and all the scars and pain of yesterday are obliterated from the blinding lights of fame and the over enthusiastic cheers of over-excited fans and paparazzi. We have followed with utter […]

Why the Gender Equality Bill will be ‘just another law’

Why the Gender Equality Bill will be ‘just another law’

The first draft of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB) was presented to the senate in 2010 by Senator Christiana ‘Chris’ Anyanwu representing Imo-East constituency, an award-winning journalist and politician who had been imprisoned for three years under the Abacha regime for treason. It […]

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 […]

From pawn to Queen; How chess saved the Queen of Katwe

From pawn to Queen; How chess saved the Queen of Katwe

  At nine, life seemed pretty straight forward for Ugandan chess champion, Phiona Mutesi. It was also bleak. Born into gnawing poverty in Katwe (kot-way), Uganda’s largest slum, each day for her and her family was an earnest struggle. From daily meals to having a […]