The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.

Thomas Sankara

Taken from “Thomas Sankara Speaks: The Burkina Faso Revolution 1983-1987” (page 15).

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