You know her as the Bookaholic but Temitayo Olofinlua writes about a variety of subjects. Her essay “Fear — The Enemy of Gender Equality” has been chosen as one of the finalist picks for the WLP Youth Essay contest.
A woman’s fate is determined by men and women who play God. Her first gift is a doll-named-Baby with which she rehearses home maker, wife and mother. She is groomed to be a ‘proper woman’ — the silent one when the men are talking. All these in preparation for her husband’s house; is that not where all ‘good’ women end? A woman’s worth is defined first by her father, then her husband and last by the children she bears.
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