Abisola Tolu-Odutola

Abisola Tolu-Odutola Abisola is the founder and CEO of Mumspring - the multichannel retailer and manufacturer of baby and maternity essentials. What problem does your company...

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“People call me a feminist whenever I express statements that distinguish me from a doormat.” Rebecca West

FUNMILAYO RANSOME KUTI (25TH OCTOBER 1900-1978)

'THE LIONESS OF LISABI' Born Frances Abigail Olufunmilayo Thomas, Funmilayo Anikulapo-Kuti was born and raised in Lagos State Nigeria. She was a feminist and political...

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Hero’s Quote: Anthony Guteres

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'When I look at the world as it is; There’s a serious vacuum of leadership. The world is crying for leaders.' Obiageli Ezekwesili

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'To girls and women everywhere, I issue a simple invitation. My sisters, my daughters, my friends; find your voice'. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Thursday Quote: Ann Snitow

People assumed that feminism was a hit against heterosexual sex; But for a lot of us, it was exactly the opposite, especially for heterosexual women like me. Feeling powerful, feeling alive, feeling in possession of my own life was so sexy, and it...

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'We think sometimes that poverty is being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted and uncared for is the greatest of poverty. We must start in our homes to remedy this kind of poverty'.   Mother Theresa of Calcuta  

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I long for the day my sisters will rise, And occupy the sphere to which they are called by their high nature and destiny'. Lucretia Mott

We; are Ochanya of Ugbokolo

‘His voice husky and  groggy from too much alcohol, he grabbed my arm fiercely and pulled me to himself whispering into my ear ‘I love you, I will be your protector’. I froze with fear and could not say anything. He fondled...

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  'Don't judge people's story by the chapter you just walked on. There is always more to it'.   Joke Silva Jacobs

Dr. Denis Mukwege- Peace Nobel Laureate

Yes. Even men can be sheroes. Even though they are heroes, but as without a she there would not be a He; We shall call them sheroes...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: US Congress Woman

Less than a year ago, most people did not know who Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was. Now, she is being celebrated all over the world as the youngest...

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I will be a post-feminist in the post-patriarchy  Beirut. Lina Abou-Habib

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Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and...

A new Vision of Women’s liberation

  My own vision is that the coming age will be the age of the woman. Man has tried for five thousand years and has failed. Now...

Saturday Quote: Lina Abou-Habib

'Continue with the struggle and the advocacy, don’t give up. I keep saying, if you are not convinced then don’t do nothing but don’t spread...

Abisola Tolu-Odutola

Abisola Tolu-Odutola Abisola is the founder and CEO of Mumspring - the multichannel retailer and manufacturer of baby and maternity essentials. What problem does your company...

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'I'm basically a feminist. I think that women can do anything they decide to do.' Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco

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'When the whole world is silent, Even one voice becomes powerful'.   Malama Yousufazi  

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