Today, that cycle will end. Today, you become your own woman. Today, you will repair all the damage that judgment and over thinking did on you. Today, you will begin your path of healing; a path of salvation.
The whole place was shrouded with darkness. Mustiness lingered in the air; it smelt of death and decay; crushed hopes and dreams.
The “F” Word: Marriage is not a Reward
Since when did marriage become a bench-mark for success in a woman’s life? It is not some kind of reward for being a “good woman”
Woman of the Realm
'His voice was husky. Immediately she knew that this was the kind of man whose ceiling had been stared at by more than the fair share of female eyes. He was the kind that always had his way without even asking'
"She’d rather stomach the vile act however sickening it felt. At least this wouldn’t leave dark scars on her back and thighs."
Is the hijab a feminist statement?
I had to re-blog this piece. Quite beautifully articulated
I don’t know about you all, but I’m getting rather bored of the I-love-my-hijab sentiments now. It means, unfortunately, you have to put up with my lengthy rants.
The Guardian (who else) recently posted a video in which Hanna Yusuf asks, in a tone usually reserved for naughty schoolchildren, “why a simple piece of clothing is seen as the very epitome of oppression.”
She goes on to say that “many women find empowerment in rejecting the idea that women can be reduced to their sexual allure – and we should not assume that every women who wears the hijab has been forced into it.”
I was not aware there was so much outrage against the hijab. In this country, where the (visible) Muslim population has grown, the headscarf is not really that controversial, as opposed to the full face veil – niqab – which is seen even by many Muslims…
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Dear Firms; WHY YOU NEED TO PAY YOUR INTERNS
A while back, I came across a tweet requesting the president to jail all Employers who seek for “ 24-year old graduates with 6 years working experience” as a requirement for recruitment. I couldn’t agree any better. Some of the qualifications these Employers seek for are straight out of Utopia. If you’re a fresh graduate,... Continue Reading →
THE NAIROBI HAWKER
Sugar kills your brain cells. Apparently, it really does. I recently stumbled upon this horrid fact as I was rummaging aimlessly for nothing in particular on the internet. It’s one of those things you wish you hadn’t come across because now I’m worried sick about the state of my brain. I’ve been indulging in a... Continue Reading →