• Elle Lokko

Young Womanhood

Updated: Nov 8

Am I a woman? What makes a woman and when do we become her? “Young Womanhood” is a deep-dive into the under-acknowledged, under-explored transition to womanhood – as told by women from around the world and brought together by Yvette, a young Black woman living in Accra. Spanning themes of race, body, and sex, it is the coming-of-age story we do not get in popular or literary culture.

Click below to listen to the conversation I had with Liz and Yvette.

Oroko is a not-for-profit independent internet radio station based in Accra, Ghana. Whose aim is to connect, inspire and empower through conversation, collaboration and community.

Oroko aims to reclaim and recenter narratives from the African and Diasporic artistic communities, with a particular focus on local perspectives in Accra. Oroko Radio will shine a spotlight on alternative sounds and thoughts coming from, and influenced by the Continent.

Number one priority is community.

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