Her Story: Daughters of Modjadji
Her Story. Daughters of Modjadji/ Umlando Wakhe. Amadodakazi endlovukazi uModjadji is the first in a planned children’s book series for 7-12 year old girls that features African women whose lives inspire. The women in the book are from diverse settings, and their stories reflect not only the multiple roles that women play in society, but also the obstacles they face as a result of race, class and most importantly; their gender.
Her Story. Modjadji’s Daughters/ Umlando Wakhe. Amadodakazi Endlovukazi uModjadji focuses on 30 South African women, across generations and from different sectors and spheres of life linked around themes of affirmation, identity and gender. The stories are accompanied by vivid illustrations and interactive comic strips that feature throughout the book. The empowerment of girls is a fundamental building block of the publication, as seen by most of the writers, editors and illustrators in the book being female.
The book will be published in English and Zulu versions in its first year, and be available in both print and e-book formats from February 2018!