CHIMAMANDA’S BOOK: “A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN 15 SUGGESTIONS” READ IN 15 LANGUAGES AT THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie attended the just-concluded International Film Festival & Forum For Human Rights in Geneva on Saturday, 17th of March.
Chimamanda was at the event for a special reading of her book, Dear Ijeawele or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, a letter she wrote to a friend who had just given birth to a girl.
At the event, fifteen women of all ages and backgrounds read, in their language, passages from the book. Chimamanda herself read a passage from the book in Igbo. Among the readers were actresses Aïssa Maiga and Leila Alaouf, and singer Barbara Hendricks.
Watch the reading below: