Are you Ready to Embrace Feminism?
There is a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be a feminist. In this Ted Talk Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie conveys a compelling argument as to why we should embrace feminism.
It’s easy for us to overlook some of the inherent biases in our cultures and societies simply because we have grown accustomed to them. However it is important that we are able to spot injustice wherever it happens and defend fairness in all circumstances.
“We must raise our daughters differently. We must also raise our sons differently. We do a great dis-service to boys in how we raise them. We stifle the humanity of boys. We define masculinity in a very narrow way. Masculinity becomes this hard small cage and we put boys inside the cage.”
“We police girls, we praise girls for virginity but we don’t praise boys for virginity. And it’s always made me wonder how exactly this is supposed to work out….”
After watching this Ted Talk, are you ready to embrace feminism a little more?