Mental Health Shakira Akabusi

Provocation Piece

Shakira Akabusi is founder of StrongLikeMum, a pre and postnatal wellness practitioner, speaker, writer and mum of 4, including newborn twins. Having trained clients for over 10 years Shakira is passionate about encouraging positive physical and mental wellbeing. Combining her expertise as a pre and postnatal specialist with her experience as a mum allows Shakira to offer a unique insight into maintaining a healthy lifestyle as a mother. Particularly passionate about highlighting the connection between physical and mental wellbeing Shakira promotes whole body health. Follow Shakira on Instagram or visit

We asked Shakira to talk to us about gender inequality and mental health and this is what she had to say.