Written by Jephiter Tsamwi
We are power, we are power, women we are power, women we are power. We are power, women we are power, women we are power…… Repeatedly, they sang. I was uplifted. My father used to say, wherever you go, go with all your heart. I realised latter on in life why he always said so. It is because the heart has the ability to see what the eye cannot see.
From an innocent soul, it was just a song by a group of passionate young women doing what they believe in and speaking about their perceived power. So many times, history and reality has however proven that beyond doubt. Women are powerful, and they have the energy. However due to limiting social systems and structures, their ability is always sunk into deep sands of oblivion by inequality, oppression, abuse and vulnerability.