“The higher you go the fewer women there are”- Wangari Maathai (Adichie 17).
“A man is as likely as a woman to be intelligent,innovative, creative. We have evolved. But our ideas of gender have not evolved very much”(Adichie 18).
“Of course it was angry. Gender as it functions today is a grave injustice. I am angry. We should all be angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change”(Adichie 21).
“Feminism is ,of course, part of human rights in general-but to choose to use thet vague expression human rights is to deny the specific and particular problem of gender” (Adichie 41).
“Culture does not make people. People make culture.If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture”(Adichie 46).