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Ariana Grande’s Necessary Call for Feminism and Sisterhood

Sunday morning, 21-year-old pop star Ariana Grande started off her week on an empowering note — literally. She tweeted out a massive message detailing the double standards and misogyny she’s been experiencing, quoting feminist activist Gloria Steinem and mentioning her own long family legacy of female activism. Last week, Grande ...

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Photos: Ten Women On Why Feminism Still Matters

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 37)

WRITER’S FOREWORD: I would like to take the Humour Colum writer-Chika Jones route and apologize to the dedicated readers of the Housewives series for my protracted absence from MMS. It was due to circumstances beyond my control, circumstances that have hopefully been resolved, enabling me to bring back to you ...

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IN HER OPINION: The Girl Code

For a long time, whether in conversations or debates, magazines or books, I’ve heard or come across these three words: The Girl Code. Now, the most prominent rule of this so-called code is that you cannot marry your friend/sister/cousin’s ex; whether ex-boyfriend, ex-fiancé, or ex-husband. Many women have been persuaded ...

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Gabrielle Union Opens Up About Hacking Scandal In Magazine Essay

Gabrielle Union has written an essay on the Hollywood hacking scandal for America’s Cosmopolitan magazine, describing her horror when she was included on the list of targeted celebrities just a day after her wedding. The actress found out her intimate personal pictures had been stolen from her cloud storage account ...

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Face Gone Weird Syndrome: The Battle Women Fight To Stay Young

By Sarah Vine, originally published on The Daily Mail It’s not just Renee. In the battle to stay young, more and more women are robbing their faces of the very quirks that made them beautiful Mystified. It’s the only word for it. Why would someone with a face as pretty ...

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For The Lovely Ones

Yesterday was the International Day of the Girl Child, and to commemorate it, an acquaintance of mine penned the piece below for your reading pleasure. Check on it, and do let us know your thoughts in the comments section. * This piece is dedicated to the missing Chibok girls, whose ...

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TRUE COLOURS

Absent-mindedly and with her brow wrinkled, Ezinne Nwokeocha wiped dust off the television screen and flicked the dust cloth over the other electronic devices that comprised their home entertainment deck. She couldn’t get over her dispute with Mama Nkem who lived in the boy’s quarters of the apartment complex in ...

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‘Women should be chaste. They should not laugh in public.’ And Emma Watson Laughed.

Actress Emma Watson has joined the long list of women outraged over a Turkish politician’s recent statement that women should not laugh in public – and she posted a photo to prove it. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc spoke out strongly on July 28 about flagrant “moral corruption” in ...

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LADIES FIRST: Who’s The Fairest Of Them All?

Every woman wants to look beautiful. Every woman wants to feel attractive. And to that effect, Nigerian women are just full of the drama. I’m not an exception of course, but all for what exactly? Is there some sort of competition that’s unspoken or are we mostly vain by nature? ...

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