Men Tell Me How to Drive

We now have the “First Smart Parking Lot” in Addis Ababa, which made me think of a favorite pet peeve of mine,where men tell me how to drive. Ever since I first got my driving license and maybe before that, there has been a man telling me how to drive. I am talking about those…

HERstory – Rosemary (Rosie) Lore

AfricanFeminism (AF) brings you the first of a series of HERstories we will be capturing over the next coming weeks. The aim of this specific HERstories series is to document through interviews, African women’s experiences of practicing authentic choice and the related societal/family backlash they have faced for that choice as well as how they have dealt…

HERstory Series on AF

One of our AF writers Adebisi did a recent interview with Nina Steele on living child free. Nina’s authentic choice and the courage to share her story inspired us to seek more of such stories from African women living boldly. Therefore, we’re excited to launch the HERstory Series on AF where we’ll capture the stories…

Ingrained Sexism and Its Manifestations

This particular post is inspired by one of the most annoyingly sexist advertisements I have had the misfortune to watch, the terrible ways womyn’s voices have been misrepresented and continue to be absent among other sexist ways of  Uganda’s media. The advert, running or (which ran depending on if it finally stopped airing or not)…