Stories of Girls’ Resistance
Fati, Niger


“So that sense of belonging, it’s like with every child… it’s the story of all children of immigrant parents, where the parents keep talking about this country, this “Eldorado” you actually know very little about and that is built up in your fantasies, a country where everything is nice and everything will go well and when you go back you’ll see… and then when you discover it in your adolescence and maybe everything isn’t that nice but you are home, and you feel… well you have no choice actually other than to build some sort of sense of belonging, even if it’s different than that of your neighbors…”

Fati’s Story

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