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The Apprentice: When Women Feel Unsafe

By Kizzy Katawonga, Uganda: I recently read an alarming article. A writer at the Goodmen Project spoke of a time he attended a conference with almost 2000 people almost evenly split between men and women. The facilitator asked the crowd “How many men have felt unsafe this past week”. A few hands came up. He then posed the same question […]

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The Apprentice: Benevolent Sexist

By Kizzy Katawonga, Uganda: The other day a friend shared with me an intriguing article that appeared on The Telegraph website. The article claims the chivalry by men is actually a benevolent form of sexism because the men believe women are weaker and need saving or help. “Psychologists found that a friendly or chivalrous attitude can mask chauvinistic and patronising views because the men […]

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The Apprentice: “Gnothi seauton” – Know thyself

By Kizzy Katawonga, Uganda: It was almost 15 years ago. I can still remember the conversation that started me off on my journey to riches and glory. A mentor convinced me about how my incredible skills could be bettered suited to private business rather than menial employment. The dollar signs flashed before my eyes. He showed me how I could move […]

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