The Newer African Woman

The Unveiling

My friend Nkechi Ubakaeze is a strong woman.

In Africa, women are generally known to be strong. Strength has been defined in terms of getting married and pleasing a husband, childbirth and keeping a home together. The African woman is given a little more credit if she’s loved by her extended family (her husband’s to be more specific). She’s labeled genius if she has a little something going on the side so she doesn’t have to ask her husband to provide for the children’s shoes and onions to make good soup.

In Africa, a new generation of women is arising.

The newer African woman isn’t afraid to be heard. She isn’t afraid to defy family and societal norms. She seeks knowledge and looks for opportunities to make her hands skillful. This woman does not deny the essence of her that is vulnerability and compassion but instead, uses her insight to…

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About Nkechi

Hey!  I'm Nkechi, a beautiful young woman who is on a journey to becoming the woman God has created for me to be. I love to help people achieve their goals and i'm sharing my thoughts and things I'm learning in hopes to inspire others. I believe that beauty lies within us all and those who dare to grow and express it would achieve true greatness, happiness and fulfilment.  Here you will find lots of things ranging from natural hair care, fashion, beauty, being single, spirituality, and random fun stuff. :)
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