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Chimamanda Adichie Doesn't Think Women Should Have To Perform Motherhood

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the world's greatest treasures. She's authored amazing books like Americanah, The Thing Around Your Neck, and We Should All Be Feminists.


"I have some friends who probably don’t know I was pregnant or that I had a baby. I just feel like we live in an age when women are supposed to perform pregnancy," she said. "We don’t expect fathers to perform fatherhood."

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We still don't know the baby's name or any other details because the author wants to maintain a level of privacy.