Powerlifting while female

I’ve recently become a powerlifter. For about a year or so to be exact. Shortly after the blog post that I wrote about my weight loss (due to popular demand) I decided to go from thin to fit. I had reached a point where I could fit into one leg of my old jeans, but I still wasn’t happy with my body.

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Kozo Girls: Because no girl should have to miss class due to her period

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As we commemorate the International Day Of The Girl Child, Third World Girl would like to recognize an initiative that is working tirelessly to ensure Zambian girls stay in school.

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The Judge Brett Kavanaugh vs Dr Christine Ford Case, Sexual Assault, Agents Of Patriarchy, And Their Significance To Zambian Rape Culture.

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Brett Kavanaugh

Oh yes. Let’s talk about it. While I really didn’t want this to be one of the first things I write about after a long spell of writers block because it makes me so sad, I wouldn’t be doing my job as a blogger if I didn’t .

WARNING: a fair amount of political satire was used in the writing of this article in hopes of keeping readers from being completely depressed by the situation

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Quick Thought Of The Day: Dear African Woman…

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Single.

The mere notion of the word sets our teeth on edge as Africans.

If you are an African girl/young lady/woman, you know that by a certain age you will be expected to enter into a relationship with the ultimate goal of marriage. As you rear into your early 20s aunties and uncles begin to assess just how much your lobola will be

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Dear diary: My journey to spiritual solitude, self-awareness, self-evolution and fulfillment as an African Feminist

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Anyone who identifies as a feminist knows that, deciding to do so is never easy.  More so, when you’re a third world/African feminist. It’s not just a decision to identify as Continue reading “Dear diary: My journey to spiritual solitude, self-awareness, self-evolution and fulfillment as an African Feminist”

Quick thought: why all the relational aggression and mean girl tendencies?

So I’m going to address an issue that’s rarely addressed. Neither  in general, nor in the realm of feminism. “Relational aggression”, also known as: “the mean girl syndrome”.

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We’re going to talk about it because clearly it’s not some childish phase we leave behind. Oh no. We grow up and it becomes a whole lot worse.

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