A Woman’s Place is in the Democratic and Popular Revolution.

The piece below was adapted from an article by African author Ify Otuya. It depicts a peculiar blend of pop culture and feminism. It argues for basic feminist objectives, but through the rhythm, tempo, language and flair of pop culture. It includes valuable statistics about women’s disenfranchised realities across the globe, questioning, rejecting and proffering solutions to these institutional injustices. It is a piece that could very well be seen as an interesting foreplay of feminist theory meets pop consumerism. That being said, it fiercely challenges conventional method of dissecting feminism, thereby pushing the boundaries of feminist discourse. Adapted and re-published with permission. ©2014. Secular African Society. All Rights Reserved.

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A Woman’s Place is in the Democratic and Popular Revolution ~ By Ify Otuya.

‘We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the triumph of the revolution. Women hold up the other half of the sky’

Female feminists who speak passionately of women’s disenfranchised realities, risk being perceived as braburning man-haters. Even though in reality, many of them love men; like, really really love men… good men.

Women’s Empowerment Theme Song – Who Run the World?

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Observing Girls’ Education.

Day of the Girl (I): Observing Girls’ Education.

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“Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody” ~ Jane Austen.

Feminism has no truer values than those of equality, self-determination and independence. For only in learning to value the self, can one equally value others and live in prosperous mutually-fulfilling relationships with them.

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Observing Child Marriage.

Day of the Girl (II): Observing Child Marriage.

©2013. Secular African Society. All Rights Reserved.

“Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody” ~ Jane Austen.

Feminism has no truer values than those of equality, self-determination and independence. For only in learning to value the self, can one equally value others and live in prosperous mutually-fulfilling relationships with them.

Continue reading