Who’s Da Man?!

A while ago, a poem by Asma Elbadawi titled ‘Boys will be boys’ was doing the rounds on Facebook. Her spoken word poem was about masculinity. In it, Asma mentioned that a man’s pride is attached to his toughness and lack of emotional expression. She called men to break the cycle and be brave enough […]

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Preparing for Departure

We were sat at her place and she was telling me about a woman she knew whose husband had passed away. The issue wasn’t the ‘widow’ status. The issue was that this woman knew nothing about her husband’s business affairs. Absolutely nothing. Not long after the death of the husband, it happened that his uncle […]

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The Birds and the Bees

By K. A. Musa   Children from an early age are curious about their body. It is not uncommon for a boy and girl toddlers to look at each other and wonder why their body parts differ and especially common when putty training or changing the diapers. At what age is ‘sex’ education essential? This […]

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