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LOUD WHISPERS: Letter To A Former Friend

LOUD WHISPERS: Letter To A Former Friend

My dear former friend, I hope all is well with you. I am writing this letter to you very reluctantly, but I believe that with every passing day that I cling to silence, there will be more damage done. I am conflicted because I am not sure if I should address you as ‘Friend’ or […]

A Letter to Dr Kayode Fayemi on International Women’s Day

Dr Kayode J Fayemi The Honourable Minister Mines and Steel Development Federal Republic of Nigeria Abuja   Dear Dr K, In Year 2000, I began work at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) as Programme Officer. I was seven months pregnant but I did not feel inadequate. I had support. I remember two months […]

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

Serena Williams wrote a powerful open letter “to all incredible women who strive for excellence” about gender and sexism for the December issue of Porter magazine. In the letter, which was part of the Incredible Women of 2016 issue reprinted by the Guardian, the powerhouse athlete wrote about her dreams of being the best tennis player in the […]