II Poetry Contest: To the boy who sent me two messages, the first one saying, “It’s not my problem” and the second, “survival of the fittest.” In response to being asked about helping refugees.

By magicaldisco Tell me how "fit" you really are. Is it because you were able to strike a man in the head who held a sign that said, "People are refugees too?" while having people cheer you on, praise you, call you a savage, and saying you are 'a real man.' Or what about the … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: To the boy who sent me two messages, the first one saying, “It’s not my problem” and the second, “survival of the fittest.” In response to being asked about helping refugees.

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OPINION-The underappreciated role of women in sports in Nigeria — AFRICA WOMENS FOOTBALL

By Oluwashina Okeleji It is arguable that a greater proportion of Nigeria’s sporting success is attributable to women. Both in terms of impact and sheer numbers, Nigerian women stack up immensely well against their male counterparts. In spite of this, there has been an almost systematic neglect of women in sports in Nigeria. The most […] … Continue reading OPINION-The underappreciated role of women in sports in Nigeria — AFRICA WOMENS FOOTBALL

via A GROWING VOICE OF AFRICA FROM UGANDA

Busulwa Gabriel Walta is a Ugandan film maker, activist who specialize on human rights stories basically on women equality and children’s rights, more so that to that Walta is a big-time advocate against child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) among others. This year he represented Uganda at the African Union Youth Summit-Art for Peace […] … Continue reading via A GROWING VOICE OF AFRICA FROM UGANDA

via A Call to Arms. A Call to Love. — Open Thought Vortex

By Sarah E. Boucher Feminism gets a bad rap. The term has been twisted to convey something far different than its original definition: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests Basic. Elegant. Yet somehow feminism has become associated with radical behavior, […] … Continue reading via A Call to Arms. A Call to Love. — Open Thought Vortex

via Inspirational Woman Interview: Esther Dingemans — Inspirational Women Series

Esther Dingemans is the director of the Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation, based in the Netherlands, with a branch in Switzerland. Together with world renowned activist Denis Mukwege, the organization puts rape as a weapon of war and conflict related sexual violence on the international agenda and lobbies for scaling up support for survivors. Previously, Esther […] … Continue reading via Inspirational Woman Interview: Esther Dingemans — Inspirational Women Series