Arts + Culture

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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News

Solange Declares 'I Am a Proud Black Feminist' In Bust Magazine and We're Here For It

Here are some of our favorite gems from Solange's interview with Bust Magazine on black feminism, the power of the internet and more.

Oh, Solange. I have always admired her for being a wildly fashionable, deeply soulful and emphatic artist and performer with a passion for the unique and unconventional. But lately, Solange has been even more outspoken about something that is very dear to her heart, and mine, and hopefully yours: feminism. And it’s a better time than ever to be outspoken about equality, especially since she has the platform to inspire instrumental change through her music and words.

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Op-Ed

We Need To Erase The Phrase “Real Women” From Our Vocabulary

A cisgender woman writes about the importance of making conversations surrounding womanhood more inclusive of trans women.

Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility. It's also the perfect opportunity for us women to make our conversations and plights surrounding womanhood more inclusive of trans women by acknowledging their seat at the table. Not just today but every day.

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