We’re all a victim to the marketing of “millennial minimalism”. We’ve witnessed its rise through social media; Instagram posts of bleached white bedspreads and plant pots on empty surfaces. While minimalism is nothing new, it's hard to deny its surge in popularity among millennials. These days more and more of us are resisting the culture of overconsumption. Read about the first steps you can take to deculttering your life, from avoiding consumer traps to owning with more intention.
Deep in the heart of Kenya, there's a radical village where women are in charge, and men are banned. The Umoja village has established itself as a safe haven for women subjected to unjust treatment, such as violence and forced marriage. Unfortunately, assault is not uncommon with 95% of women in Samburu being at risk of domestic violence. Read about this extraordinary safe haven for Kenyan women, founded in 1990 by 15 survivors of abuse.