The idea behind The Kpim of Feminism was rooted in the mind of Fada Iroegbu in 2004 following a friendly but heated argument he had with Mrs.Wioletta Ukagba (the wife of one of the current co-editors of this book) who challenged Fada Iroegbu toMoreThe idea behind The Kpim of Feminism was rooted in the mind of Fada Iroegbu in 2004 following a friendly but heated argument he had with Mrs.Wioletta Ukagba (the wife of one of the current co-editors of this book) who challenged Fada Iroegbu to direct his sharp brain and pen to the defence of women, especially the Nigeria women, who were and still are passing through various kinds of trans-valuation of values, economic exploitation, cultural and scientific manipulations, political marginalization and irredentism and various shades of sexualisation, harassment, exploitation, and commercialization.Fada Iroegbu took up this challenge to kpiminize womanhood, but unfortunately was unable to completely realise his dream before death struck.
As it is with many great and indefatigable minds or thinkers who left behind unfinished works, we, his friends, family, interlocutors, well-wishers, men and women of good will, have come together to actualize one of his felt knowledge dreams. The fight for equality between women and men can sometimes not only be exaggerated but also plunged in controversy we cannot fathom...The search for the truth about the relationship that ought to exist between male and female should constitute The Kpim of Feminism...Dr. George Uzoma Ukagba, Editor, University of BeninIn light of the word feminism conjuring up different images to different people, The Kpim of Feminism reflects the sensitivity and objectivity to the concept of feminism by scholars drawing from their fields and life experiences...The book insists that women and men be encouraged to emancipate and empower one another together.Dr.
Obioma Des-Obi, Editor, Imo State UniversityThe Kpim of Feminism, a rare harvest of academic erudition from across the globe, showcases the different modalities from which issues, theories and debates on feminism and other gender-related polemics, past, present and future, could be considered.Dr. Iks J. Nwankwor, Editor, University of UyoWithout mincing words, this book is a welcome intellectual assembly and has come out at the right time - with deep critical insights and values for students, researchers, and public and policy issues in both local and global prospects.Patrick Iroegbu, Ph.D., The Kpim Book Project Series Coordinator, Father Pantaleon-Iroegbu Foundation, Grant MacEwan University