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Rural Communities Are Not Places to Just Flee

OF NOTE magazine

When of note Magazine founder Grace Aneiza Ali traveled to eastern Ethiopia she was reminded of the potential that stews in small, rural communities: "Far too often the narratives about women and girls in rural communities...are centered on an urgent call for them to look past the proverbial courtyard, to aim for a life beyond the confines of the village, to shed the veil. And we tell them that not doing so would render them invisible, marginalized, or trapped. We're wrong."

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