Feminism

Virginity testing -What, Where and Methods of Virginity Testing

A woman’s body should not be used as a tool for intimidation, and nobody should have their dignity violated – Samira Ibrahim What is virginity testing? Virginity testing is the examination of the sex organs of a person, usually a female. This is done to make sure that the girl child has not engaged in sexual intercourse and is ‘pure’.…

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Vasectomy; How it’s done And All You Need To Know

Vasectomy is rarely spoken about, Most times when we talk about birth control methods we focus on the women, a lot of people do not know that apart from condoms there’s another way men can be in charge of preventing pregnancy. I read one of the most knowledgeable and very explanatory threads I’ve read on twitter about Vasectomy by Dr. Olufunmilayo, a…

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Are Feminists Fake For Not Proposing To Their Partners?

 was reading one of the most amazing Essay I’ve read that was authored by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie titled Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen suggestions. This book was a letter in response to a friend of Chimamanda who asked how to raise her daughter, Feminist.  I learned so much from this book that I will be breaking down…

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Discussing An Under-reported Torture To Girls – Breast Ironing

I wish we didn’t live in a world where girls have to physically and psychologically abused to feel safe and still not be safe. Breast Ironing/ flattening is self-explanatory really, it is the ironing or flattening of the girl child’s breast by pounding and massaging of a girl’s breasts, using hard or heated objects, to try to make them stop developing…

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