The daughter of former Imo State Governor, Adanma Ohakim has called on school owners and teachers to fix their outdated academic curriculums which portray women solely as homemakers, who cook, clean, and take care of the family.
The Abuja-based entrepreneur and mum-of-three stated this on her Instagram handle where she shared that she has had to call out her son’s school teacher for teaching her son and other children that the role of fathers is to provide for the family while mothers are relegated to cooking and washing.
“I sat in on my son’s online class a few days ago and apparently this is what he is supposed to grow up learning,”
the mother of three wrote, adding that she responded to the lesson by telling the teacher that mothers also work.
“Nothing wrong with cooking and washing but can school curriculums adjust these roles to portray mothers as doing more than washing and cleaning?
Stop causing problems for families where the women want to do more than cooking and washing because these kids have been taught otherwise.”
She also found it ironic that a teacher who works and earns income in order to take care of her family is teaching such to children.
“I had a conversation with his teacher the next day.See Also
I was seriously wondering how her role as teacher in a school doesnt count as work and if she wasnt supporting her family with her salary.
Most of her response ended with “it’s true o”