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#FlexinInHerComplexion
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#FlexinInHerComplexion

10-year-old Kheris Rodgers experienced colorism when she was bullied at school for her dark skin tone. This would lead to her being teased by her classmates and teachers. Her older sister, Taylor Pollard, was determined to boost her sister’s pride and confidence, and started taking and posting model style photos of Kheris on her Twitter account calling … Continue reading

#WCW  – Seodi White: Making the Law Work for Women
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#WCW – Seodi White: Making the Law Work for Women

Seodi White is a social development lawyer, socio-legal researcher and writer on women’s human rights. As an African feminist and Director of Women and the Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust (WLSA Malawi), she has been influential in achieving ground-breaking law reform to protect women’s rights, and in promoting women’s access to justice … Continue reading

Women you should know: Winnie Mandela
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Women you should know: Winnie Mandela

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela was born, the fifth of nine children, in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei on 26 September 1936. During her infant years her father, Columbus, was a local history teacher. In later years he was the minister of the Transkei Governments’ Forestry and Agriculture Department during Kaizer Matanzima’s rule. Her mother, Nomathamsanqa Mzaidume … Continue reading