BOYS WILL NO MORE BE BOYS, THEY WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.

I have often said that many men can be sexual assaulters and don’t even know it. They say of rapists and women beaters “Oh I am not like that monster in the news, or “I can never do such a horrible thing,” forgetting that the culture that allows for rape and violence justifies them, favours them,…

TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LIVE, by Marve Michael

I’ve known Marve since she was 7 or 8, and I’ve only ever know her to be extremely sprightely, spirited. So to reach deep and dig out this poem, this sad poem that needs talking about, that highlights the horrible crime that is rape, attests to what I often tell her; that she needs to…

USELESSNESS; Of Women and Men

When I first moved to Takoradi, in Ghana’s western region, the first profiling I got from neighbours had subtle hints of she’s just like all those useless girls. Takoradi is like Nigeria’s Port Harcourt. The oyel city. So it is not uncommon to see black girls following oyinbo, the expatriates who live there doing drilling,…