Heard of rape culture? This is how you may be enabling it.

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.

Independence Day and a Pleasant Little House Party

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

want #metoo to work? change the narrative!

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!

#PressforProgess

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

The future is female and African – Elizabeth Patterson

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