WOA give you a list of three things you could do for everyday of the working week. There’s no need for you to suffer the Monday Blues: An evening meal at a restaurant you’ve never been to; tickets to the latest shows; or a podcast candidly exploring topical affairs will help you get through your nine-to-five. Read on to find out what we suggest for you to do today.


Attend – How To Fix Nigeria Dismantling Patriarchy 

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Has the focus on gender in development projects made any progress towards dismantling the country’s patriarchy? What are the hopes, approaches and challenges that have defined the movement to empower Nigerian women? And what can we learn from Nigeria about the struggle for gender equality across the continent as a whole?

Don’t miss a special Africa Utopia edition of our popular #HowToFixNigeria panel series with Fatimah Kelleher, Dorcas Erskine and Elnathan John.

Chaired by Funmi Iyanda – producer, broadcaster and CEO of Oya Media – this event discusses gender inequality in Nigeria, and looks at the ways in which women and men are fighting sexism and patriarchal oppression.

This event is free and no prior registration is required.


Buy – Sapelle

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Sapelle is a ladieswear fashion brand with a store in Notting Hill, London and two e-commerce stores for the UK and US, serving women of all backgrounds around the world. Sapelle brings a breath of fresh air and a touch of the exotic to women’s wardrobes, offering everyday style that fuses modern silhouettes with the individuality of African print and design, and artisanal craftsmanship.

In short, they’re all about modern everyday style inspired by Africa. Imagine this:

Power suits complemented by exotic print tops.
Tribal print pencil skirts dressed up for work or down for the weekend.
Dresses that transition seemlessly from day to evening, combining exciting African textiles.
Bold authentic statement jewellery in exciting shapes and colours.
Home decor and gift items that have a rich history and an interesting story behind them.

Why don’t you pay them a visit?
281 Portobello Rd
London
W10 5TZ
Opening Times: Tues – Sat/ 11am – 6pm
Tel: 020 3719 8566


Listen – We Should All Be Feminists TEDTalk 

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In case you didn’t catach the amazing TED Talk from Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, here it is. And if you have watched it already, there’s no harm in watching it again – to remind yourself at just how awesome we could be if we choose to speak up against inequality in all its forms.

Chimamanda’s TEDTalk

We Should All Be Feminists is originally a book-length essay by Nigerian author Chimamanda. The book aims to give a definition of feminism for the 21st century.


 

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