There is a popular saying that if you want to truly cut off a tree, start from the root, not the branches. This is because the entire growth of the tree always boils down to its root and until a tree is uprooted, it keeps growing.
Equality is the fact of being equal; so when we preach gender equality, we are simply preaching that men and women should have equal opportunities economically, politically and socially.
Have you ever been in a room with a glass ceiling? You get the illusion that you are looking right at the sky and can reach for it whenever you wish. But if you get carried away and actually attempt to move any part of your body through it, you would face an unfriendly collision with the glass.
When men argue that modern feminism has brought about their discrimination, I empathize with them because I know that if I wore their shoes, I would probably sing the same song.
Fatoumata Ba is a Senegalese Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur. She is currently the founder and Executive Chair of Janngo and a Managing partner of Janngo Capital.
Aretha Gonyora is a Zimbabwean Information Technology Audit Manager and Entrepreneur. She is the CEO and Co-founder at Payitup, a fintech startup that currently helps consumers make payments for various service plans on the web and mobile application.
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