In an attempt to demystify pregnancy, we asked some people who had difficult pregnancies to tell us about their experiences during pregnancy, labour and postpartum. We also asked about how their (male) partners supported them and how that affected them. If it isn’t a hair product, it doesn’t belong in your hair. Yes, that includes your avocado mask.In Kenya, students have been protesting for nearly as long as schools have
existed. Given the colonial foundation of schooling in Kenya, perhaps it is
expected that students would protest the violent and subjective conditions they
are expected to live and learn under for most of their teenage years. The first
recorded students’ strike happened in Maseno School in 1908 because students
were being used as manual labourers with little to no learning happening. Since
then, high school students have More and more, African women are embracing their sexualities and having sex on their own terms. We’re refusing to be slut shamed or compromising our pleasure.More than just having women in positions of power, we need women with feminist, anti-imperialist, anti-fascist politics. Representation for representation’s sake doesn’t guarantee that governments will commit to policies that do not harm and further marginalize women.Content warning: mention of rape and other forms of sexual violence.