All posts tagged empowerment

“Empowered” Women Empower Women

There are times in every woman’s life, in either academic or professional careers, when she is in direct competition with another woman. Sometimes the situation is forced upon her by […]

#metoo, again.

On October 17, 2017 I posted # metoo on my Facebook page. On March 16, 2018, I was raped. The now famous online campaign started on October 15, 2017, when […]

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]

Ibeyi light up Electric Brixton 28th Feb

When Ibeyi released Ash in September 2017, they were confirming what they had already proved in their self-titled debut album from 2015: that their talent and storytelling is limitless. With […]

A Night of Burlesque

A couple of weeks ago, I was treated to a unique birthday experience; one I might not have chosen myself. Courtesy of the wonderful Phoebe, I had my first burlesque […]

The Tide of Empowerment

It has been a traditional key feature of womanhood that a young girl must learn to sew. She must be able to make her children’s clothing; she should have a […]

A Portion To Appreciate

Whilst reading Eat, Pray, Love the other day (which is a pretty great book), there was a quote in there that I really liked: “Namely, the idea that the appreciation […]

What does it mean to be ladylike?

Ladylike. It’s a compound word consisting of the word lady, known to us all to usually mean a woman of good social position who is decorous in public and always […]