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  By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa Mamkhulu says I made her love her body She says I made her appreciate the way she is built That sexy should not exclude her round figure, her flat ass, or her flabby arms She says it’s thanks to me that she sees herself as a goddess that she truly is My mother sees […]

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Risk

  By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa “Nobody tells young girls that men own the power of the gaze my mother never told me that men may look at me but I may not look back. That if we do our look can be taken as an invitation. Men teach us that. Over the years we train our gaze to skim […]

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Your Eyes

By Chido Nyandoro, Zimbabwe You look through the window and see them staring back at you Reflecting my sadness in their tears Your eyes; That show you I have nothing much left Still, you choose to give to them that only know how to take, take and take 422 total views, no views today

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Hate

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa Every single man I did get to know filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the courage to lift my hand.” – Nawal El Saadawi, Woman at Point Zero It is difficult not to […]

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Migrant Integration Lab: The most Important Challenge is in France

  By Nadia Henni-Moulaï Migrant Integration Lab is a global European device dedicated to the sustainable integration of migrants and ethnic minorities. Laura Petrache, one of the organizers, answered our questions. Q: Could you explain to us what Migrant Integration Lab is? A: The migrant crisis has been one of the most prominent issues faced by European Union. We think […]

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