“I gave the money to the man, and he, this man who was very grateful and very happy, he took the money from me, and then looked accross at Louis and said :”Thank you Sir !” … This man believed that whatever money I have, had automatically come from Louis, becasue Louis is a Man.”
I have been told: “Feminist are woman who are unhappy because they can not find a husband”
“We say to girls ‘You can have ambition, but not too much … you should aim to be successful, but not too successful, otherwise you will threaten The Man.”
“I know an unmarried woman in Nigeria who, when she goes to conferences, she wears wedding ring; because according to her, she wants the other participants in the conference to give her respect
I know young women who are under so much pressure, from family, from friends and even from work, to get married and they are pushed to make wrong choices “
“We teach girls to see each other as competitors, not for jobs or accomplishments …, but for the attention of men”.
“Because I am a female, I am expected to aspire to marriage… I am expected to make my choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Marriage can be… a source of joy and love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same?”