Jan 25, 2009

ACHEBE SPEAKS FOR THE SISTERS!!


"Several studies have clearly indicated that when women are well educated, the entire society benefits positively in overall standard of living. The dehumanisation of our women through acts such as wife-beating, funeral rites that take away the dignity of our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters must be abolished,"
-Professor Chinua Achebe,speaking at the first World Confrence on Igbo civilization in a lecture titled ''A harvest of Ideas from Achebe to Ndi Igbo'',held in Owerri, yesterday.

1 comment:

StandTall-The Activist said...

I hope someone listened. Chidimamanda hero worship Achebe and I am sure this has made him see how important it is for the rights of women not to be denied in our society