“Feminist are making men a weaker sex. They are confusing and killing us Africans”
These are the words of one, Abraham Rop from Nyahururu, Kenya, on his twitter timeline about a day ago. I came across them while on a break from reading serious books, and they changed what I was going to write about that day. I took some time to think about what the guy and those who engaged with his, were really saying.
As a proud tom-boy, I sometimes come across as being too hush on women, but what this guy was saying, showed me that the world still has a long way to go, to can acknowledge women as equal human beings to men.
But my hope was restored, because it showed that what women who are all for girl-power, are having an impact. These men, those that support Abraham’s narrow view, are starting to feel the heat of your voices and determination.
Feminists are disrupting things as we were taught should be and are. Abraham’s statement to me just say that men have always been bullies and now that women are standing up for themselves, they fell intimidated and afraid. Afraid that they might get the taste of their own medicine when women take over.
But that is not what women are aiming for, all they ask is an equal playing field. My question to you is, what are you teaching your children about this in 2017 and beyond?