I am one of several Seattle/Western Washington Persephoneers, and I have to say, we do love P-Mag. How best to show some love except to participate in the birthday giveaway? Amirite?
This summer, Mr. Dormouse and I decided that we needed to cut our expenses as much as we could so that we would be able to adjust our budget and pay off our student loans faster. For a couple of weeks, we fiddled with our budget spreadsheet, and I suggested that we get rid of […]
How has education changed your life? What would you do for an education? How does educating girls now change the future? These questions and more are answered in the moving documentary Girl Rising.
My life made a sharp turn over the weekend. The vehicle for this shift was a writing conference. If you are interested in attending one but have never gone, here’s what this newbie learned!
It’s Thursday, Persephoneers, and I’m back with another round of news from Africa! After the jump, we’ve got updates on the Pistorius case in South Africa and a whole lot more.
This week brings us tragedy, hope, and justice – not in that order. Without further ado, let’s jump in…
As always, there is a lot going on in Africa these days, and some of it isn’t very rosy. I wish I could bring you positive and uplifting news reports every week, but some weeks, those uplifting stories are much harder to find amid the muck and mire. [TW: discussion of sexual violence after the […]
Tumblr is a magical land full of gifs and fandoms and a lot of grassroots activists. Here are the best things that crossed my dashboard this week that made me laugh and think.
African women have been in the news a lot lately, whether it be women succeeding in various fields or a call for better education and protections for women. It seems only fitting to focus on these various stories for this week’s article. More details after the jump.
Happy Thursday, fellow Persephoneers, and this means another round of news from Africa! After the jump, I’ve got updates on the conflict in Mali, AU decisions, and women’s rights. I’ve also discovered an enterprising entrepreneur, and of course, there is a bit about the Africa Cup of Nations. Let’s jump right in!
I’m back with more news from Africa. We have lots to talk about in the news, so why don’t we jump right in?
We’re back! Wow, that break went by all fast and stuff, and here we are to a new update on news from my favorite continent! (I’m just a little partial.) In this update, we have all kinds of new developments with laudings of amazing African women as well as some hopeful developments. It’s a new […]
This week’s update on Africa is the bee’s knees with some encouraging and heartwarming news amidst updates on the political scene.
This edition of African news hits a few interesting areas. We’ve got political details and women’s health news after the jump.
It’s another week, and Africa’s been hopping. From conflict development to genomes to billionaires, there’s a bunch to cover, so let’s dive right in, shall we?