Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie, is in the news again for her feminist views for being `upset’ by former US Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton’s usage of `wife’ on her Twitter bio.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adichie, who is a renowned feminist campaign for the equality of male and female genders, asked the question at a PEN World Voices Festival lecture.
She stirred controversy when she said that Hillary Clinton seemed to describe herself as a function of her husband, Bill Clinton.
Reacting to the interview, some Nigerians felt she took her feminism too far, adding that the question was intrusive and Hillary has a choice on her view on being addressed as a ‘Wife’.
Meanwhile, some others argued that the question was necessary for women to understand that they have to celebrate their achievements, not just on the home front, just like men. Read more