Wangari Maathai was not a good woman. Kenya needs more of them.

Nyabola, Nanjala
Date Written:  2015-10-06
Publisher:  African Arguments
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17956

25 September, 2015 marked four years since the passing of Kenyan environmentalist and feminist icon, Wangari Maathai. In Kenya, the celebrations were notably muted as her standing in the country has been ambiguous. Maathai challenged the notion of Kenyan women, who are forced to pretend to be "good" to satisfy societal expectations.

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