Aishatu Ella-John : Rape and the Law, Separating Facts From Myths in Nigeria

There is a lot of information on the cyber space on rape and the legal impediments of rape; some right some wrong. This article aims to separate the facts from fiction and also to provide some guide for rape survivors…

Flâner. black french culture, “bande de filles,” afrofuturism, fatou, sisterhood & more

Flâner is a short film by Cecile Emeke. Flaner is about exploring, highlighting and connecting stories of  young black women in Paris, France. Cecile found that the best way to approach such a huge and generalised topic  was to be as…

“The Pearl of Africa” Transgender Life Stories in Uganda

Uganda officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. it is bordered to the East by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the West by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the South…

Am I not a Mother? Zimbabwean Women’s Experience of PostNatal Depression

Postnatal depression is a type of depression some women experience after having a baby. It can develop within the first six weeks of giving birth, but is often not apparent until around six months. depression is more common than many…

In Nero: Black Girls in Rome, Portraits and Narratives

What’s it like to be a Black Girl in Rome? In Nero: Black Girls in Rome is a curated series created by Dr Tamara Piizzoli. The project is about highlighting and celebrating women in their stories who are black in…


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