Fati Hassane is an African feminist activist from Niger, with extensive experience of work in the development sector.
Through the four-part conversation curated by Eyala, Fati explores her early life as a girl and the experiences she had at that age, digging into the themes of identity and resistance. She discusses her journey of growing up in different countries with different cultures, her return to her native Niger as a teenager and how she navigated that shift. Fati also talks about resisting gendered social norms, her journey to financial independence, as well as the experiences of her resistance and the impact this has had on others.
This is a summary of the conversation.