HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY! Read about women across the world in my dear friend Nessa’s latest post from Nairobi, Kenya!
So, in Kenya I have definitely noticed that there seem to be fewer liberties for women than we are used to in the United States. Women are becoming empowered and are definitely a force to be reckoned with but, it is still very much a patriarchal society. This makes it even more important to recognize the how far women in Africa and in the world have come.
In a recent article that I read about International Women’s Day it quoted my favorite Beyonce lyrics from Girls [Run the World!] and then it talked about how women are a force to reckon with because they beat their husbands in an area called Nyeri here. Now, I will not get started on these reported incidents of women beating their husbands because we will be here for quite a while. In the meantime, you can google it and judge for yourself. I think…
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