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African Women Speak On Their Experiences of Gender Stereotypes at Work and How To Fight It

A deep look at ways African women combat gender stereotyping in their professional environments—especially sexist assignments.

Gender stereotypes have been identified as one of the barriers to women achieving leadership positions. Generally, stereotypes against women are often based on preconceived notions of what women are assumed to be capable of. In view of the above, it is not a novelty to find women in the workplace being assigned tasks based on stereotypical notions.

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Op-Ed

Finding Biko: The Spirit of Black Consciousness Lives Among Born-Free South Africans

An in-depth look into how Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement lives on through the born-free's fallist movements.

“All three of us grabbed Biko and we took him to one corner of the room and ran with him into the wall...His head hit the wall first."

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Op-Ed

Who Taught You to Hate Your African Accent?

Africans, authenticity is important. Let's embrace our accents when speaking English, contributor Adebisi Adewusi says.

Accents tell our interlocutors who we are. They identify us as bearers of certain social identities.

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