AMANDLA SERIES

AFRICAN WOMEN IN LAW SPEAK

 

We are Centering the African Woman's Voice one Quote at a Time

 

Legal narratives are an important tool in telling stories—especially those that would otherwise not get told. Storytelling is a salient part of the African and African-American experience.

 

Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald

Former Judge/President, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

Quoted in Foreword to International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives (Routledge, 2018)

The words of an intelligent woman do not lock all the doors, they leave the right door open.

African Proverb

 
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