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Peace Adzo Medie

Biography

Peace Adzo Medie

Peace Adzo Medie is a Ghanaian writer and Senior Lecturer in Gender and International Politics at the University of Bristol in England. Prior to that, she was a Research Fellow at the University of Ghana. She has published several short stories, and her book, GLOBAL NORMS AND LOCAL ACTION: The Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Africa, was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. She is an award-winning scholar and has been awarded several fellowships. She holds a PhD in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a BA in Geography from the University of Ghana. She was born in Liberia.

Peace Adzo Medie

Books by Peace Adzo Medie

by Peace Adzo Medie - Fiction, Women's Fiction

HIS ONLY WIFE is a witty, smart and moving debut novel about a brave young woman traversing the minefield of modern life with its taboos and injustices, living in a world of men who want their wives to be beautiful, to be good cooks and mothers, to be women who respect their husbands and grant them forbearance.