Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie clarifies views on transgender women after backlash over Channel 4 interview

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has attempted to clarify comments she made about transgender women after a controversial interview with Channel 4 News. 

The Nigerian author and feminist came under fire after critics felt she failed to call trans women “real women” in response to a question about gender identity. 

In the interview, which was broadcast on 10 March, she said: “I think the whole problem of gender in the world is about our experiences. 

“It’s not about how we wear our hair or whether we have a vagina or a penis. It’s about the way the world treats us, and I think if you’ve

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