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Monthly Blog/Vlog Posts Recording reality as a Cameroonian woman, Writer, Academic, Advocate, and Believer

Monique's Musings

March 28, 2022

Five Things That as Feminist but are NOT!

These days feminism is a buzzword. On one hand, nearly everyone has some dastardly opinions on feminists even if they can’t clearly define what feminism is. […]
February 22, 2021

Unlearning Episode 2: Unlearning Superwoman ideals, Suffering mentality and Normalizing luxury

This past Friday, my Ph.D. was officially conferred. I am officially Dr. Monique Kwachou. A holder of a doctor of philosophy in development studies with a […]
March 1, 2020

Dear Fellow Cameroonians, Do us a Favor and Educate Yourself this Women’s Month!

As someone who is very vocal about being a feminist and someone who teaches feminist studies, I would get tagged on Facebook posts meant to ‘trigger’ […]
April 13, 2019

An Ode to the Angry Feminist (March 2019’s Missing post II)

Each March,  in celebration of women’s month I do a post related in some way to feminism or the women’s movement. As with the last post […]
December 26, 2017

Attending the 2016 African Feminist Initiative Conference

I had the honor of having my abstract selected for my participation in the inaugural African Feminist Initiative Conference at Penn State, USA. The conference held […]
March 12, 2016

An Open Letter to My Sisters on Internalized Sexism and Sisterhood

Dear Sisters,  How are you? How is Women’s Month treating you?  Permit me tell you a story.  One of my clearest memories from my undergraduate studies […]
May 27, 2015

Men’s Empowerment

I am known for my feminist stance. It seems certain Facebook friends tag me whenever they want me to defend womankind over something (considered indefensible) or […]
March 11, 2014

Musings On Women’s Day

Happy Women’s month!  May we observe the month wisely. In my own little contribution towards the rightful honoring of this month I’m going to share my […]
November 10, 2013

Constant Reminders for Feminism

Some people say: Feminism is no longer necessary, if at all it ever was.  They say we no longer need the concept and women are now […]