In the pursuit of a society free from gender-based violence, it is imperative to address femicide as a specific challenge. This focus does not undermine the importance of addressing violence against men but seeks to create a comprehensive approach to eliminate all forms of gender-based violence by fostering inclusive conversations and taking collective responsibility.
The only way the perception of African stories can change is by US Africans telling our own stories by ourselves. We should improve in our storytelling by making sure that even if those who don’t know our stories want to tell it, we guide them through and be sure no lies or fabrications are told.
I met Kunle in a year-long State Department program bringing together photojournalists from across the world to share experiences and learnings from covering the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, “A Global Moment in Time,” was part of the U.S. Department of State, International Visitor Leadership Program or IVLP and brought together 73 photojournalists from 55 countries spanning 16 time zones.
Can’t a daughter inherit her father’s land? This piece looks at the issue of land ownership in Kenya through the eyes of women in two counties.
It’s been a while since I published anything here, or like you guys say, “it’s been a minute.” I started writing on my basic wordpress account yegonemmanuel.wordpress.com when I was in college. At that time, it was the coolest thing to do….
Loosely translated as remember 25, Kwibuka 25 is the sign that welcomes those visiting the compound of the Kigali genocide memorial. It is a coincidence that I am 25 when visiting the memorial that harbors commemorations of what happened to the people…
You probably have a sister, mother, cousin, aunt or friend who has been assaulted either physically or sexually or both, at work, in town or in other social spaces. So let’s have a look at these statistics. The Kenya Bureau of Statistics…