micdotcom:

16 incredible facts will change the way you think about Africa

1) In the 1970s, Africa’s entire population was one-half of Europe’s. Today, Africa’s population is more than double the EU’s. 
2) More transactions are done by mobile money in Kenya than in the U.S. Kenyans have done $12.5 billion worth of business in the first six months of 2014.
3) Over 100 incubators have been founded in the past 48 months in Africa. And you thought Silicon Valley was the future of technology. 
4) Rwanda ranks highest in the world for number of women parliamentarians at 64%.
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micdotcom:

16 incredible facts will change the way you think about Africa

1) In the 1970s, Africa’s entire population was one-half of Europe’s. Today, Africa’s population is more than double the EU’s. 

2) More transactions are done by mobile money in Kenya than in the U.S. Kenyans have done $12.5 billion worth of business in the first six months of 2014.

3) Over 100 incubators have been founded in the past 48 months in Africa. And you thought Silicon Valley was the future of technology. 

4) Rwanda ranks highest in the world for number of women parliamentarians at 64%.

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theroguefeminist:

supitskari:

sandandglass:

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"he set out to prove a point about how easy women have it"

#but you know don’t take women’s word for it#also hahahq this guy did not even last two hours pretending to be a woman online#but you know *~*~*female privilege*~*~*#men being assholes#misogyny#rape culture

literallyhowellonfire:

closetsare4clothes:

majestikmajesty:

coffee-and-yoga:

donotcryout:

The Sexy Lie, Caroline Heldman at TEDxYouth@SanDiego

Every single word of this.

The body monitoring though.

jesus h christ hallelujah preach 

My brilliant professor- Caroline Heldman- love her! 

so by making us worry about how fucking short our shorts are or if a god forbid bra strap shows while in school, they are actually making us subconciously distracting from our work, grades, tests… interesting…

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"The sense of being between cultures has been very, very strong for me. I would say that’s the single strongest strand running through my life: the fact that I’m always in and out of things, and never really of anything for very long."
- Edward W. Said, Power, Politics and Culture. (via mudras)

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