HERstory – Betty

Betty and I met on July 1st. I was returning from a graduation ceremony that took place in the morning and planned to meet a friend later in the afternoon so needed to get my boots polished. The rainy season is upon Addis, which means peak business for shoe shine boys. And so i assumed…

HERstory – Kidist Nerke

In this HERstory Kidist Nerke from SNNPR – southern part of Ethiopia shares with us how and why she made her way to Addis Ababa. I think about making difficult decisions in the future but I don’t think I’ve ever done anything of which people didn’t approve. If I had to think about it, I’d…

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…