Surrogacy: Erasing the Mother

January 09, 2019

The main conceptual problem in surrogacy — the production and sale of a child — reduces both women and children to commodities in commerce: things. Many articles and books can be found describing the horrors of surrogacy. Exploitation is common, with abuse and slave-like conditions for...

As a Nigerian, This is What Feminism Means to Me

March 25, 2015

Why is the term “feminist” understood as a role for the angry woman who can’t find a man? *[Note: The author identifies herself as “womxn,” which is a means of linguistic dissociation from the word “man” and also a way to recognize the multiple intersections that construct gender...

Femen: You’re Doing It Wrong

June 27, 2013

Femen cannot present itself as a feminist, subversive, revolutionary movement. In a Marxist interpretation of feminism, the way we understand it, feminism is a revolutionary current that not only aims for the liberation of women from patriarchy, but also the liberation of all oppressed...