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Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivers a manifesto layered with wit and human understanding. This 2012 talk became the basis for Adichie’s essay We Should All Be Feminists, which has become a cultural touchstone globally. Adichie both powerfully calls out the injustice of gender norms and details a solution. getAbstract suggests that individuals of any nationality, generation or gender can learn from her lecture.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why men and women alike should embrace the label of “feminist,”
  • How oppressive gender norms are keeping people from attaining the joy of authenticity, and
  • How to remake and evolve the culture.

About the Speaker

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian author. Her works include Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah.



Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is familiar with the negative connotations associated with feminism. Various people have informed her that feminists are miserable because they...

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