Zapiro defends the use of ‘rape’ metaphors

the latest ‘rape’ cartoon of satirical cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, or more commonly known Zapiro, has become a trending topic within the social media realm. … More Zapiro defends the use of ‘rape’ metaphors

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Birth Control: A Guide to Female Reproductive Health

The topic of contraception and reproductive health is often considered taboo because it relates to female sexuality. It also seems as if the subject has been disappearing from the global health agenda, which should be alarming since it concerns most females, who, according to Ronald Fisher’s sex ratio, consist of about 50% of the world’s … More Birth Control: A Guide to Female Reproductive Health

The Rise of Feminist Poets: Rupi Kaur & Warsan Shire

Washing the shame away with their words. There are few things as uplifting as seeing a sea of feminist poems flooding the newsfeeds of my Facebook and Instagram. Words and mantras that water the everyday strife of being a woman. Rupi Kaur barcelona come join me. may 10. 9pm museu frederic marès (rupikaur.com/tour) (📸: @dilani.bala) … More The Rise of Feminist Poets: Rupi Kaur & Warsan Shire

Women who wear their ink on their sleeve

“I write on my body so that I can remember to feel everything, and to not ignore the important things in life” –Rebecca Furlong The inked female skin has for centuries been a symbol of disruption and rebellion. In contemporary society, tattoos are more commercially accept than ever before. However, the practice maintains a culturally … More Women who wear their ink on their sleeve