The Koekblik, with the accompanying ‘Protect your Koek Suster’ campaign, is as they explain, an emergency kit consisting of everything a young woman might need.
"But in truth, I’m not only pretty in pink; I’m passionate in pink, I’m petty in pink, perplexing in pink and boy, sometimes even pissed off in pink! I can embrace my femininity while remaining marvellously multifaceted."
"Clothing can become such a powerful tool for self-expression, and if that expression can communicate or make social statements, it transcends normal 'dress' and becomes a way to express identity. Fuck cat-calling. Fuck sexual suppression. Fuck misogyny."
"You must always show yourself respect, love, forgiveness and understanding." - For your everyday dose of self love and body positive inspiration
"Born from a need for comfy dreamy ethical undies, their organic cotton is grown and milled domestically and their underwear are designed and sewn locally."
"The revolution will be pink and posted on Instagram."
"I refuse to say I suddenly turned gay and then went back to being straight. Because that’s not a thing and that’s not how it works."
“I hope my illustrations can help women smash the patriarchy and combat internalized sexism.”
“I think a way that feminist photographers work is turning what was the object into the subject and really making it our own. [There are things] like pink or like princesses or stuff like that, that you’re forced to kind of live with…It’s about choosing to use those things and not being forced to like them.”
“I am supposed to be a good feminist who is having it all, doing it all. Really, though, I’m a woman in her thirties struggling to accept herself and her credit score.”
"I believe that artists have the responsibility to amplify the truth."
Her work aims to poke fun at the idea of women always having to be seamlessly beautiful, as she wants to rather portray a honest idea of “what girls are made of”.
You don't need to nickname a VAGINA to be able to speak about it, educate about it or celebrate it.
"Lets get gurls talking"
Founded by Adwoa Aboah Gurls Talk is creating a space for young girls to express themselves and learn more about their own mental health, body image and sexuality.
The reason for starting an all-girls collective is simple; “Males dominate art. I wanted to go against that and start a girl gang,”