La Parole aux négresses (French Text). Awa Thiam, Benoite Groult, Preface.

La Parole aux négresses (French Text)

Paris: Denoel, 1978.

Paperback. FRENCH TEXT. 7" X 4 1/4". viii, 189pp. Mild shelf wear to pictorial paper wraps with rubbing and creasing to covers, corners, and edges. Faint dust-spotting to top edge of text block. Stamp to front free endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Awa Thiam (b.1950) is a Sengalese author, politician, and activist. In her work, La Parole aux négresses (published in English in as Black Sisters, Speak Out: Feminism and Oppression in Black Africa) she advocates against female genital mutilation of young girls in Africa. In 1982 Thiam founded the Commission pour l'Abolition des Mutilations Sexuelles (Commission for the Abolition of Sexual Mutilation) and continues to work towards ending the practice of FGM today. Good. Item #10136
ISBN: 2282202597

Price: $80.00