We Should All Be Feminists

I was once talking about gender and a man said to me, ‘Why does it have to be you as a woman? Why not you as a human being?’ This type of question is a way of silencing a person’s specific experiences. Of course I am a human being, but there are particular things that happen to me in the world because I am a woman.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, ‘We Should All Be Feminists’.

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