The definition of 'Feminism' in the Collins Gem English Dictionary states, "Advocacy of equal rights for women".
Tamba does not have a good relationship with her brother, Nhamo. She cannot be blamed, however, for these feelings of animosity. Nhamo is given opportunities that she longs for but is denied due to her sex. Even after she is sent to the mission she has to prove her competency far more then her brother ever had to, and merely because she is female.
Nyasha works exceptionally hard to try to prove her worth to her father, Babamukuru. They have an extremely volatile relationship. She is intensely frustrated by the limits and constraints that
There is an incident when he removes a book of hers, noticing its disappearance she questions its whereabouts. Even though he did actually take it she is reprimanded for questioning him and is punished.
When she is standing outside talking to a male friend after a party Babmukuru becomes extremely angry and an explosive argument commences. Hitting her, she resorts back to the little girl she really is but can never show because this little girl could be too easily shaped into the meek little woman that he so strongly desires her to be. His anger at her disobedience is evident when he...