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Jessica Foumena
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"Writing is power. Writing is self-discovery. Writing is healing. That's why I write." (jessica foumena)
"Writing is power. Writing is self-discovery. Writing is healing. That's why I write." (jessica foumena)

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5 Reasons to be Nigerian
A woman draped in the Nigerian flag Nigerians may be notorious over the internet coming up with new ways to scam unsuspecting victims. There might also be news reports about terrorist attacks in Northern Nigeria but don’t let all these negativity give you a...
5 Reasons to be Nigerian
5 Reasons to be Nigerian
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We must have conversations about menstruation with our African girls/ Nous devons avoir des conversations sur la menstruation avec nos filles africaines
We must have conversations about menstruation with our African girls / Nous devons avoir des conversations sur la menstruation avec nos filles Africaines  (Photo: Plan International ) I was about 10 years old taking my shower in my family home the first tim...
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Letter to my fellow countrymates: Let's talk
Having lived in a foreign country and interacting with different types of people over the years, I became increasingly aware of how privilege could influence people's lives. I realized I was privileged to speak French growing up in the Republic of Cameroon....
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My former male supervisor and colleagues wanted to break me but they failed
My former male supervisor and colleagues wanted to break me, but they failed (Photo  © Jessica Foumena) As a Cameroonian woman, not only I witnessed harassment of other women more than once, but also I endured it. And to be honest, experiencing violence pub...
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Having a young sister has prepared me to mentor others /Avoir une jeune soeur m'a préparé à devenir un mentor pour d'autres personnes
I wanted to dedicate this post to my experience as a big sister in a Cameroonian home. Now, my experience is unique as any other Cameroonian woman who has been in my position. However, I think we may share some commonalities and a post will not be enough to...
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