Be inspired by these amazing books with strong, hardworking and dedicated women as the leading characters.
- The Joys of Motherhood: A Novel by Buchi Emecheta
This story is centered on a Nigerian woman struggling in a sexist society to fulfill her roles as a woman.
- The Translator by Leila Aboulela
Do you believe in love even when it seems like all hope is lost?The Translator is a story of that tells us about love, profound religious devotion. It teaches us to love without fear effacing all boundaries.
- Sundowners by Lesley Lokko
This novel takes the reader into the lives of four friends, wealthy and beautiful as they have an encounter that changes their lives.
- The Collector of Treasures by Bessie Head
Author Bessie Head introduces us to women with profound decisions to make, the trials they face and how each deals with them.
- Woman At Point Zero by Nawal El Saadawi
‘All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, have filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the courage to lift my hand. And because I am a prostitute, I hid my fear under layers of make-up’. This is the story of Firdaus a victim of abuse and rejection
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