In Tanzania, it is against the law to marry underage girls. The punishment for those responsible – the husband and the parents of the bride who allowed the wedding to happen – is up to 30 years in prison. Nevertheless, there are families who continue to follow the tradition and attempt to marry their daughters … Continue reading
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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
#MenAreTrash : PATRIARCHY
You’ve seen the # floating around South African social media: Men are trash. What does it really mean and are we simply overreacting and stereotyping? In case you needed to be reminded, a 2016 report on Victims of Crime by Statistics SA‚ found that one in every four women faced violence from within their own homes … Continue reading
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