16 November 2016

We Should All Be Feminists

About six months ago my fierce thirteen year old daughter put Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "We Should All Be Feminists" on my bedside table and said, "Read this, Dad, when you get a chance." I'm ashamed to say it took me this long but this brief work, based on a TEDx talk she gave, was worth the wait.
As the father of three young women navigating a world in which their national leader is burdened with having said and done so many harmful things to and about women, I'm even more emboldened to give my daughters the strength, guidance and support they need to transcend this threatening period of our history and double-down on maintaining focus to build a better future.
To my daughter's and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's claim, I say, Yes We Should.

You can see her give the Tedx Talk here.

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