Rape culture is real. It’s not just about sex. It’s huge and it stinks. No, it’s not just a myth, it’s more than a conspiracy theory being purported by angry, sex-starved feminists. It’s real and we need to start having serious conversations about the topic, and actively call out rapists and rape apologist for who … More Heard of rape culture? This is how you may be enabling it.
The week started on Monday, as it usually does, with celebrations of Ghana’s 60th Independence anniversary. While the independence parade and presidential speech was going on at the Independence Square, members of the Challenges team in Accra attended the Natural Expo 2- a trade fair and exhibition at the Legon Botanical Gardens. The event focused … More Independence Day and a Pleasant Little House Party
We’ve all been blessed with many gifts in life, no matter how small. On New Year’s Eve 2016,… … More Attitude of Gratitude
The truth is, your idea will constantly be challenged because times are changing and your target market is consistently undergoing change… … More Vulnerability and the grounded theory – Brene Brown
Is #METOO enough? Is it? I don’t know… I mean … do you think it is? If you ask me, it’s not. It’s not. No. for our context, it isn’t. You remember when officer ‘I-dress-fine’s issue came out (my people in Ghana would know this)? See what we did. Because officer ‘I-dress-fine’ dresses fine, and maybe also because … More want #metoo to work? change the narrative!
Happy International Women’s Day to all women across the globe. To Margaret, Doris and Dorothy, ayekoo. To our mothers and sisters who have had to give up their dreams and their voices to ensure sanity at home, To women who have endured all forms of abuse, political, emotional, sexual, psychological, To all stay-at-home mums who … More #PressforProgess
Elizabeth is the founder and ED of the Girls’ Education Initiative of Ghana. Having overcome some setbacks in life herself, she supports differently-abled young girls to stay in school. She believes the future is female and African! Please tell us about yourself and the work you do? I’m a Ghanaian born, American citizen. I moved … More The future is female and African – Elizabeth Patterson
A year after this history altering event, US courts ruled that … … More It all started on a bus…Rosa Parks
Shortly after World War I, Eleanor Roosevelt began working with the International Congress of Working Women and the Women’s International League of Peace and … … More The life of Eleanor Roosevelt
It’s International Day of the Girl today, yaaaazzzzzz! (no pun intended, lol). If you really know me, then you’ll know that working with girls and uplifting women makes me happy. I find joy in knowing that there’s so much to be achieved if women and girls the world over get the support they need. Let’s … More International day of the girl child
It’s Tuesday! The working week has already begun and we want to be productive… … More Details Matter!