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Empowering African women through culture in a digitalized global system

I came here to write an article, but somehow I find myself writing a story, maybe it’s because the things that women have had to go through over the years seem so over the top to me that I almost wish I could dismiss them as being nothing more than a colourful children’s tale, or maybe because …

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  Culture, they say, is a way of life of a people; the culmination of their values, norms, belief systems, behavioral patterns, history and traditions, preserved and passed down  from their ancestors through generations whilst also being re-modified to accommodate the changes of the times. If this is the …

EMPOWERING AFRICAN WOMEN THROUGH CULTURE IN A DIGITALISED GLOBAL SYSTEM

The African woman and her culture cannot be separated; for it is her identity, her uniqueness, which crowns her beauty. The African culture has over time undergone and is still undergoing evolution. Thus providing the African woman a platform for continuous empowerment, upon which more can be achieved with regards …

SHEROES (EMPOWERING AFRICAN WOMEN THROUGH CULTURE IN A DIGITALIZED GLOBAL SYSTEM.

‘Open your legs!’ ordered Alhaji Waju. 12years old Aisha murmured a plea admist sobs. ‘Shut up! I didn’t buy you from your parents for nothing’ Alhaji spat back whilst savaging her black triangle. ********************************************* 9MONTHS LATER. CITY HOSPITAL. …

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I have heard people say, “You belong to the kitchen, sitting room and the other room”, – PMB, “…just like the rest of your folks, you can’t do anything right“- Anonymous, “Look at his wife. …standing there. She had nothing to say” – DT. These and more are the degrading …

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For what seems like years unending, the fate of African women has suffered immensely almost on every area. The heart-striking, painful part of this fate is the near powerlessness  of the African woman, her inability to recognize her abilities and potentials, talk less of her usage of them. It is quite clear that …

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According to the dictionary, Culture is the arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation. Africa is known to be rich in diverse cultural practices and this is highly reflected in an African woman. Empowering African women through culture in a digitalized global system is making the …