IN MY DREAMS I DANCE-AN INCREDIBLE STORY OF ANNE WAFULA STRIKE AGAINST ALL ODDS.

Posted on 6 December 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized |

THAT GIRL WANJA

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As a young disabled girl,an activist on human rights ,disability inclusion and most of all an avid reader of African and European literature,always looking for inspiration,I have always noticed that there is a missing link,in terms of autobiographies and literature written by a women with disabilities.There is a huge impact when disability intersects with gender.At that point most certainly,women with disabilities tend to be disenfranchised and dually-discriminated.

In my quest for literature written by women with disabilities then,I came across one Anne Wafula Strike.Born In rural Kenya,but now hailing in the U.K.I was immediately drawn to her,a figure that has campaigned and withstood huge challenges and faced extreme adversity to shine and be a role model to millions of girls with disabilities in the world.

She has documented her life in a 277 paged Autobiography called “In my dreams I Dance”. The book explores her life right from the time…

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