Akua Britwum spoke to Fati Abigail Abdulai from Ghana, in a virtual interview on Sunday the 2nd of May, 2021. Fati Abdulai is the Director of Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM) of Ghana. She has held her position since 2013, when Fati’s mother, the founder of the WOM, retired. Fati had been supporting her mother in her work. The interview highlights the struggles for women’s rights in the daily and institutionalised expressions of class exploitation and patriarchy. In this case, it concerns the struggle for access to resources, gener- ated by women’s economic dependence on their husbands in a predominantly subsistence production rural setting.
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