Author: Hilma L. Inkono
For those born on Namibian soil and others alike from neighbouring and foreign lands, Namibia is home. That’s it! If one were to go and ask a dozen strangers what Namibia is to them, more than half would tell you that Namibia is simply home.
In honour of Pride Month we have asked Outright Namibia to share 10 things they would want Namibians to know and do.
Outright Namibia has been doing great work advocating for the LGBTQIA+ community, sexual and gender related social issues. Ndiilo Nthengwe
, Advocacy & Communications Officer of Outright Namibia, shared the following:
A list of of petitions were recently created by Namibian Youth to help tackle social issues that have been affecting the Namibian community for a very long time.
The following content is based on real events and might be sensitive.
They have struck AGAIN! and as a platform that celebrates 90% of African creatives, this is our statement of solidarity.
Ever wondered who made your clothes? What it took to get to a point where it is now one of your favourite items in your closet. Here is a chance to get to know the ins and outs of your garments supply chain.
WHERE TO FROM HERE IN A COUNTRY WHERE EVERY SECOND HEADLINE IS ABOUT GBV AND SEXUAL ASSAULT?
By Rena Stephanus
A generation cut short, I am speaking of uncles, aunts and even elders whom are no longer in our presence because this generation was born into a system that saw them as less, the pigment that they possessed was a curse, if only they had straight hair, if maybe they turned red when their skin was kissed by the blazing African sun, maybe they would have been treated better.
By Rautia Nakanyala
This week has been the hardest week in a very long time to be African; to be a foreigner; to be a woman and to be me. Life was showing us flames from the South to the West. As I write this, I have an urge to scream out loud or switch off my phone and disappear until the world feels warm again.