Poetry

She [GBV]

She was always referred to as someone's sister,Her parents' daughter,Her brother's keeper,And yet always wondering who would keep her... Watch your back young sister, your brother is here, go back to your cell, maybe if you wear a long enough dress he won't lay a finger on you, don't forget to cover your ankles and… Continue reading She [GBV]

Beautiful Nation - short story

The aftermath

1993, the Zulu household’s arrival of a healthy strong boy. Janet had never seen her husband so excited, continuously staring at his son’s little self from his first smile to him learning to hold his posture in the bucket sitting training. Kaya’s presence was a glimpse of hope she lusted for in the hope to… Continue reading The aftermath

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Education: Preparation for marriage

In a typical African household, boys are told not to cry while girls stay by their mother’s side learning everything from cooking and cleaning to looking after children. In this generation, gender equality and gender education have become a sensitive topic, with many still believing that it is a must for a woman to know… Continue reading Education: Preparation for marriage