ALI KAVIRI: Disgusted by the disrespect with which women were regarded in his childhood village, one boy has grown into a man that boldly speaks out for women’s freedoms.
If a man lost his tooth fighting for his shirt, that might be understandable, and many will possibly come to his defense. Men put on shirts and that’s his shirt, they will say. But if he lost his tooth for a bra then everyone will most likely ask, “How? Men don’t wear bras!”
In the same way when one sees women bravely and fearlessly fighting for the rights of women, it is easy to say that that is what they are supposed to do – woman up for the cause of fellow women. But when it’s a man advocating the rights of women, especially in a patriarchal society like ours, one cannot help but immediately wonder about what motivates him.
Slender, relatively tall, dark-skinned 24-year-old Ali Kaviri is one such man to whom such questions can be posed…..continue reading at: http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Full-Woman/A-man-in-the-struggle-for-women-s-rights/-/689842/2149922/-/14uf9a5z/-/index.html