Stories of Girls’ Resistance
Clementine, Burkina Faso


“…Solidarity to me is really the outstretched hand, being an attentive ear to a close one. To be able to stretch out your hand, to be able to listen – you should be able to listen – to be a shoulder the person can lean on to lament; really that is solidarity. It is also making someone else’s problem yours. When it is your problem, you give yourself the means to solve it. It is making someone else’s joy your joy. It is personalising all that concerns others…”