• Beyond Representation: Maybe it is okay that some be dummies

    Beyond Representation: Maybe it is okay that some be dummies0

    During the first Presidential debate, Maureen Kyalya Waluube – who was the only woman in the 2016 Uganda Presidential race – said that some of the women in power are “dummies.” I suspect some of those women might have been horrified, especially given that it was coming from a fellow woman, one who has “been”

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  • Hand me a Spanner

    Hand me a Spanner0

    Feminist discussions with many friends often lead to “so why do you think you’re better than me?” And, no matter how many times I’m asked this I’m always surprised. There’s this idea that, because I’m speaking and thinking around patriarchy and about ways to dismantle a damaging societal structure, I consider myself better. As if

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  • Time for  girls’ football

    Time for girls’ football4

    Tanzanian society suffers from large gender disparities that restrict the accessibility of basic services for girls and women.

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  • Active By-Standers: How do we make the streets a safe place for all?

    Active By-Standers: How do we make the streets a safe place for all?0

    It was hard to feel safe during the time after the Anti-Porn Act was passed and hooligans across the country were undressing women (owing, in large part, to remarks from Minister of Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo). Anyone was game. Skirts. Tights. Jeans. As different boda boda men have insisted to me, they are aware

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