Welcome to Ruby Writes 2017

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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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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 …

AFRICAN WOMAN – THE REJECTED GOLD (Shortlisted for Stage 3)

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 …