Everyday Sexism

Everyday Sexism is a book that was birthed as a social media project by a British feminist activist, Laura Bates. She gathered together testimonies from women worldwide about gender-based degradation suffered in both private and public spheres. The online project that metamorphosised into a book, painted the most grim picture of what it is to... Continue Reading →

A Slain Queen

Her usually irritable husband, Maina, was being too nice and polite. Eeringly so. Considering the heated exchanges that often defined their tumultuous one year marriage. Maria couldn’t even remember the last time she adorned her marital ring. Wedded bliss had dried quicker than wet paint. On this ordinary day, he had woken up earlier than... Continue Reading →

Paving Paths

It was well after midnight when Maria made it home. The clubs in Utawala were still going strong, and though it was January, the clubs were packed. All the tables on the sidewalks were packed. In some places the crowds spilled out into the street, and she had to slow almost to a crawl to... Continue Reading →

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