In our ongoing Inspiring African Feminists series, we feature Godiva Akullo from Uganda. Godiva, a Harvard Graduate, is a feminist lawyer and teacher of the law with a background in human rights. Godiva has also been writing for AfricanFeminism (AF) since 2016. Advertisements
“Here comes the bride…all dressed in white” I still remember the background music that accompanied me as I walked down the aisle. Careful not to step on the strikingly white gown. I remember the many faces, the women ululating joyously, hysterically almost. I remember papa’s face, his eyes red, his starched white shirt, his tie.…
This piece is the first of an ongoing series talking to fierce African feminists that inspire us. In this piece, we talk African Feminism with Jessica Horn from Uganda. Jessica currently works as the Director of Programmes for African Women’s Development Fund and acts as the AWDF liaison with the AFF Working Group.
I want to share a story of a young woman that I met years ago. I have not had the courage to tell her story yet, so please bear with me as I squeeze out the details. Know that she has haunted me in my dreams and in my waking hours since I have met…
Meseret shares with AF how some of her choices caused her to lose hope in life but her saving grace was reclaiming hope one again.
Known in her inner circle for her brutal honesty, and perhaps feared by the outer circle for this, AfricanFeminism asked Nahusenay Girma a.ka. Nahu, to share HERstory of living honesty.
Excelling in a corporate career that had the potential to elevate her even more positionally, Ciku shares with us how she broke out of the mould of social expectations towards designing and walking her own path.