We should all be Feminists: An Inspiring TedTalk on Equality and Feminism

To celebrate International Women’s Day, this week’s Must-See brings you a TedTalk by best-selling author and renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This TedTalk titled WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS is one of the most profound talks on the topic of equality and adds a brilliant voice to the conversation on feminism.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a renowned best-selling author who has written award-winning novels like Americanah, Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus.

In this TedTalk, Adichie approaches the topic of feminism with clear-cut facts, real-life examples and a call to action that will lift your heart.

Beyonce found this talk so inspiring that she featured a quote from it in her song, Flawless.

Watch/listen to the TedTalk below

Why we recommend this:

Adichie’s talk also shines a light on gender inequality and the challenges women face in other cultures beyond the west

It’s a perfect summary of what feminism is and why you should be one

There’s been an exponential growth in the feminist movement in recent years, voices have become louder and more people are paying attention to equal rights and you should too (#bewoke)

We should all be feminists!

Watch a clip of an excerpt of her talk in Beyonce’s song Flawless below

 

or Jam to the entire song

 

 

Feature Image by Akintunde Akinleye

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Jiji is a writer and self-acclaimed creative enthusiast. Her writing can be best described as heartfelt creative non-fiction. She writes opinion essays on social issues, current affairs, and her on-going quarter-life crisis. She has an MBA degree, a knack for entrepreneurship, and a love for Coffee and Chocolate desserts.