A Girl in Malawi

vEnDGpJ82a_zTUcv8554KLOkQyeoh6TYCG-t3xErh08What does it mean to be a girl? By: Alinafe, 16 years, Malawi

What does it mean to be a girl?

To clean plates? To mop?

To wash clothes?

Yes, yes like that.

Or

To give birth to children?

No, not like that.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To go to school so you can achieve your goals?

Yes, yes like that

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To go for marriage early?

To be a prostitute?

To walk with sugar daddies?

To smoke Indian hemp?

To drink beer?

No, definitely no.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To go to the garden?

To clean babies?

To sell goods during the weekend?

Yes, yes like that.

 

8ZmsO5BGb19CjBcsh9VYYkYVxLlPIb3EV9dhhW7gSzIWhat does it mean to be a girl?

To be important in your family, village or country?

Maybe.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To wear short skirts, trousers?

To eat more food?

To have money?

Maybe.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To go anywhere?

To be rude?

To be naughty?

To be lazy?

No, definitely no.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To be beautiful?

To be brave?

To be clever?

Yes, exactly.

 

What does it mean to be a girl?

To play with friends?

To go to church?

Yes, yes like that.

 

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