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Gender discrimination begins at home, girls raised to be wives

BEING a woman in a male dominated society is not easy, but over the years, women have managed to pull through and achieve their goals and dreams despite the challenges of men and even other women looking down upon them. The have proved they can do it.
Being an independent woman is more difficult in this kind of society, as people warn you, you will not make it without a man and the moment you prove them wrong, you are labelled.

It’s even more difficult to be a feminist in the African society as you are seen as a destroyer and bad influence to the rest of the women. You are told that no matter how much you try, women can never be equal to men. Funny enough, the men give you a bit of hope, they give you a chance to try, with the warning though that you are bound to fail somehow but the women themselves demotivate you from the start. Continue reading