Feminism as healing.

“Feminism is also rooted in healing, in laughter, in smiles, in love, in sisterhood.” – Muthoni Ngige. I had the privilege of attending the Young Kenyan Feminists Convening that took place a couple of weeks ago with about 40 other participants. Feminists from different theories, backgrounds and classes from different regions in Kenya attended. It was an opportunity for me to interact with other women and learn how they are pushing the feminist agenda in their different capacities. It was also a refreshing course on the dire need for intersectionality in our feminisms.

#HearMeToo: Feminist First

Feminist First By Mercy Eni I am a feminist first Excuse me sir, you heard me? Yes, you mister with the litter of disdain you throw my way At my hair kinky as it gets, my face when that acne breaks, my shirt, my pants Armored in your spick and span, suit and tie Betrayed…