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THE QUESTION OF WOMEN BEING THE WEAKER SEX

I am always amazed when people justify discrimination against women on the basis of strength. No sooner have you made a statement emphasizing the need for provision of equal playing fields for members of both sexes— equal opportunities in every sector of the economy for the male and female—than you’re ...

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THE ONE ABOUT DAVID AND GOLIATH

I spied this very inspiring piece in the blogosphere and I simply had to share. Here, check on it, and sound off in the comments section. * I have been reading a book – David and Goliath. It’s quite insightful and has many truths. You know how some things make ...

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Chimamanda Adichie: ‘Mornings are dark, and I lie in bed, wrapped in fatigue. I cry often…’

‘I want to say that I am a strong Igbo woman, a strong Nigerian woman, a strong African woman, and we don’t do depression.’ – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Sometimes it begins with a pimple. A large shiny spot appears on my forehead. Or it begins with a feeling of heaviness, ...

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