Kadiatou Konaté is from Guinea. She is a feminist activist for girls’ rights and the fight against gender-based violence.
Through the three-part conversation curated by Eyala, Kadiatou talks about her adolescence and her commitment to girls’ rights. She describes the creation of the Guinea Girl Leaders Club (in French: Club des Jeunes Filles Leaders de Guinée), and her first acts of resistance. Kadiatou also explains the current situation for girls in Guinea, the impact of her actions on the community and herself, the challenges she faces, and her hopes and dreams for girls.
This conversation contains mentions of violence and abuse which may be triggering for readers. Kindly take a moment to decide if you want to keep reading.
This is a summary of the conversation.
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