Category: Today’s Woman

Women who have discovered their value, and have broken free from the shackles of tradition.

Who is a strong woman?

Who is a strong woman?

My idea of a strong woman is encompassing. I believe every  woman is strong  in one way or the other even if her circumstances, choices or the situation surrounding her is unappealing to other women. And this is why I love Annie idibia, that woman is so strong. She embodies a kind of strength that…

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Motherhood and Mothering

Motherhood and Mothering

There is a difference between motherhood and mothering. Motherhood can be defined as the state of being a mother and having the ‘qualities’ of a mother. Mothering, on the other hand, can be defined as the nurturing and raising of a child by a mother – in the way she desires, that suits her and…

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The Culture of Mother Blaming

The Culture of Mother Blaming

Adeola sat on the couch, drifting in and out of sleep, trying to stay awake in order to hear Jade when she wakes up. It’s been a hectic day for Adeola, she is on maternity leave for three months and she has not found it easy. The only time she rested was the first three…

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Indecent dressing and control

Indecent dressing and control

I have read from some fantastic and  awesome men about indecent dressing, and how it is not the cause of rape. These set of superb men are part of my Facebook friends and I so much appreciate their stand and consistency on the fact that indecent dressing is not the reason for rape. They have…

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The other woman a.k.a side chic

The other woman a.k.a side chic

The other woman, popularly known as a side chic is a woman who is having an affair with a married  man. Often times she is aware that the man is married, and sometimes she is ok being the other hidden woman. At other times, she is not ok being hidden, and as she gradually climbs…

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Gender roles and it’s effects on today’s society

Gender roles and it’s effects on today’s society

Gender roles must first of all be defined before we can fully discuss or talk about it.   What does gender roles mean? ‘’Gender roles can be defined as learned behaviors by a person as appropriate to their gender, determined by the prevailing cultural norms’’. Gender is not an easy conversation to have , it makes people uncomfortable because…

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GENDER ROLE AND ITS EFFECT IN TODAY’S SOCIETY

GENDER ROLE AND ITS EFFECT IN TODAY’S SOCIETY

In order to be able to effectively discuss about gender roles and it’s effects in our society today, we must first define gender role. Gender role is a set of societal norms dictating the types of behaviors which are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or…

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Inertia

Inertia

Let me tell you something about Inertia, Inertia can be defined as the tendency to do nothing or remain unchanged. It is a state that usually creeps in on us particularly when we see a task as daunting, or after we just acquired a huge feat, and trying to get into another task before us.…

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