“Feminist”, it might be one of the most hated and loved words in the modern language. And yet, Adichie explains very clearly why the word and movement are still of the utmost importance.

I’ve never thought of myself as a feminist. Not because I’m not one, I have been for many years, but mostly because I never realised completely what a feminist was exactly. To this day it’s still unclear to me, as it doesn’t make sense that not everyone would fight for equality. However, reading We should all be feminists cleared up a lot of things and therefore it should be mandatory for everyone no matter the gender.

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