Amanda Jackson

Op-Ed Contributor

Just a Small Voice, Just a Little Girl Power

The women in Epworth, an informal township outside Harare, Zimbabwe, had gathered at a church hall to tell their stories. They simply pleaded to be appreciated. The women have few choices because they are poor, but they want their daughters to have a different experience – to marry later, to decide when to have children and to know their views will be valued. Their dreams are not radical!