My babe Njeri is a gem. Long live to African feminists ✊🏾 A luta continua .Repost @strawberry_sativa with @get_repost
The cool guys @nairobitalents did a feature on me
Check out the work they're doing on highlighting some really amazing people in Nairobi doing impressive work. I'm honoured & grateful
Woman. Kenyan. African. Black.
These are things that I have always been passionate about however, the past 5 yrs have been transformational in growing into my identity and what it means to be a young black feminist Kenyan woman in the 21st Century. I’m a law graduate currently doing my pupillage in a family law firm. Most of our clients are women returning to or finding themselves after years of being in unhappy relationships. Women who are fighting for their property, demanding to be have their efforts recognized. I studied law because it was the most natural path for me. My parents in their own unique and individual ways were my first exposure to feminism and social justice. My father dropped his English name when he was younger and ensured that my sister and I only had Kikuyu names, he taught me smart-mouthed replies to anyone who dared to ask me what my English or Baptism name was. My mother on the other hand, is the most unconventional woman and absolutely doesn’t subscribe to gender roles which she loudly professes. I’ve been called loud, weird and controversial all my life; names I have come to embrace as adjectives people use to describe people who feel strongly when it comes to social issues especially those touching on minorities and human rights. A person who challenges societal norms and binary thinking when it comes to topics on laws, sex, relationships, power dynamics, religion and politics. I’m glad I have found my purpose and that is to fight for the rights of women and sexual & gender minorities and to use the law and social media as a tool to achieve this. I am inspired by the numerous women fighting for change in the government, my sister, my female friendships and the amazing group of twitter feminists.