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‘Media Standards, Incessant Weight Loss Campaigns Drive People Towards Eating Disorders’ – model

By: BOBBIE-ANGELA WONG Society may consider me as a “healthy” being because I’m relatively thin. Therefore, the way I look means that I only eat…

Zukiswa Wanner on the Burden of The African Passport & Her Thoughts on Self-Publishing

Zukiswa Wanner. Photo: The International Woman By: EDINAH MASANGA Acclaimed South African author Zukiswa Wanner has a new book, Hardly Working: A Travel Memoir of Sorts….

Musings of Well-Travelled Women

By: EDINAH MASANGA Melissa Febos (not pictured), in her book Whip Smart: A Memoir, said, ‘New York is a miracle.’ “Back and forth from Brooklyn to…

Black Women’s Beauty Related Experiences

Model, file photo Black women’s experiences are diverse but one string runs through them all; having black or mixed skin means you have to deal…

What Africans in diaspora miss most… an identity…’We belong in the aeroplane’

by EDINAH MASANGA | Sweden “We belong in the aeroplane,” were the words of my friend from Kenya. We were sitting in a mutual friend’s…

Undocumented: Heartbreaking Stories of Immigrant Women Living ‘Underground’ in Sweden

by EDINAH MASANGA | Sweden I met *Rhonda by accident at the library in Söderhamn, a beautiful coastal town in the north of Sweden where…