She must have her own

Why do you think it’s good for a mother to have a job?

In its March 13, 2017, issue, Time magazine asked Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian author, that question, and she answered:

“One of my favorite sayings in Igbo translates very loosely to ‘a woman must have her own.’ It’s the idea of a woman being her full, separate self.”