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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 …

AFRICAN WOMAN – THE REJECTED GOLDShortlisted for Stage 3 (2016) 

Ever since I was a young child, I have been told, “you are a girl, you are beautiful”. But I looked at myself and saw a woman waiting to be recognized. So, each day, I acted play lets in my life’s drama, scripted, directed and produced by me: I was a little mother when I cooked with sand, and …

In honour of the hymenShortlisted for Stage 1 (2016) 

So today I set out to write something completely different,  but somehow I found this idea coming to nag me over and over again. The horrors that men inflict on women are bad enough, but there’s an outer shame, the shame ofthe fact that the bigger horrors are usually inflicted by other women. In honour of …