Posted by in News on January 22, 2016

Feminism needs global voices – here are eight books we should all be reading

Feminism: If there was one country in the world that was going to be the first to make a feminist text compulsory reading for its teenagers, it was always going to be Sweden. The first country to break the 10% ceiling for female political representation in the 1950s, Sweden has since accumulated many other firsts when it comes to gender equality. But that Swedes selected the work of a Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as the book of choice for every 16 year-old, is a milestone not just for Swedish feminism but for global feminism.

Read more here

Source: The Guardian

, , ,