All forms of capitalism, including Africapitalism, ultimately, depend on the devaluation and exploitation of essential domestic labour, which women still perform almost exclusively in Africa. Read more.
Folayegbe Akintunde-Ighodalo was a pioneering Nigerian feminist, activist, and civil servant who in 1968 became the permanent secretary of Home Affairs and Information in Nigeria’s Western Region. Read more.
For protests such as #EndSARS where women play prominent leadership roles, gender stereotypes that assign leadership roles to men encourage dampen these protests at a much faster rate than protests led by men. Read more.
In 'Kehinde‘, Emecheta used brutal ‘documentary-style’ realism to showcase the plights of women in patriarchal societies, and often, the question that lay beneath was, what would our world be if women were freed from toxic gender roles? Read more.
Having been brought up in a culture of storytelling, Buchi Emecheta would have been aware, from a young age, of ways in which her local tradition marginalized women and reinforced male supremacy. Read more.