Pressures on women to be skinny cause much physical and mental harm. We need to challenge the norm and reject the conditioning we’ve experienced, says plus-size model Táyra Augusto.
New African magazine editor Anver Versi introduces ‘Voices of African Women’, a collection of personal views and reflections by African women on the extraordinary times we are living through.
African responses to Covid-19 show that developing countries are not dependent on developed countries for solutions and resources, says Yara Manuela Cumbi.
African women resisting violence are becoming the dust that falls through the cracks of the systems meant to protect us, says Josina Z. Machel. A collective call for an end to gender-based violence is our only mandate.
A Startup Act for South Africa would provide the vision, direction and structure to bring about job creation, innovation and collaboration, says Matsi Modise.
We must think about and invest in the education that we need, so that we can become who we need to be and are better able to harness our destinies to achieve what we must achieve, says María del Mar Bonkanka Tabares.