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New cultural aspects of healthcare in the west

In our Woman of the Month interview, we interviewed Tandi Charmaine Kuwana, an Australian mental health nurse who is on a mission to create an understanding of the new cultural aspect of healthcare in the west with a special focus on refugees. Tandi, who is originally from Africa, uses her own background to create culturally informed…

7 rules for funding your business without selling your soul

File photo, model. By: Jenny Kassan  for Women 2.0  | USA Of all the North American companies that got VC funding in 2016, only 16.8% had at least one female founder. As veteran Silicon Valley investor Theresia Goew noted recently, the culture of VCs and tech is more sexist than it’s ever been. Even more concerning is that…

The empire that Grace Mugabe built – and destroyed

 Photo: AP/TT By EDINAH MASANGA | Sweden “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” translated to English “Let them eat cake” is a quote attributed to the indifference France’s Queen Marie Antoinette had to the suffering peasants, just like Zimbabwe’s no longer First Lady Grace Mugabe. The parallel does not end there, it goes further, during the time…

Diplomatic spouse Mithi Aquino-Thomas on love, fashion & food

by GRACE MUTANDWA | Zimbabwe On a calm, beautiful day in Harare, I got the chance to meet Mithi Aquino-Thomas. As she rose to welcome me into her home I was struck by her flawless and stunning beauty, carried with poise. Dressed simply but tastefully she was a picture of elegance and looked like she…

Welcome back to The International Woman

By Edinah Masanga – Owner of M.E. Media which publishes The International Woman. I am happy to welcome our readers back to our new look, new vision magazine. When I started this magazine, it started off as a lifestyle blog. I created something where I and the team could share stories that can help women…

How Chimamanda rejuvenated the natural black hair movement

A new breed of beautiful, strong and powerful black women has fallen back in love with their own natural hair after decades of brainwashing by fashion trends that presented straightened hair as more beautiful. “Relaxing your hair is like being in prison. You’re caged in. Your hair rules you. You’re always battling to make your…