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Have Women Benefited from Revolution? by Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Do Women Benefit from Revolution?

This is the question I’ve been asking myself while reading Thomas Sankara’s ‘Women’s Liberation and the African Struggle’. The book has made me think about the powerful images of Alaa Salah from Sudan. It’s also made me think about the women in South Africa –

Diversity in Beauty is neither a Trend nor a Threat by Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

Diversity in Beauty is neither a Trend nor a Threat

For the first time in history, all of the major beauty pageant titles are held by black women. For the first time ever, young black and brown girls can see themselves represented in a space that had previously excluded them.

The women winning these pageants are being praised for embracing features that have not always been considered ‘beautiful’. During her final statement at Miss Universe 2019, South Africa’s very own Zozibini Tunzi said:

“I grew up in a world where someone who looks like me, with my kind of skin and my kind of hair, was never considered to be beautiful. I think it’s time that it stops.”

Giving Love to Amazing Women on Valentine's Day

  Today is Valentine’s Day. Originally created to celebrate Saint Valentine,* today the holiday is most commonly recognized as a day to share feelings of romantic love. On this Valentine’s Day, I am slightly changing the meaning once again. Rather than recognizing feelings of romantic

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