Motherhood and the society is a book written to lend a voice to the excessive burden of motherhood and womanhood in the African society. It chronicles the challenges facing African women from the times of old, as well as in contemporary times. It sheds light on the burden that today’s women have to deal with and how the society contributes to the pains of womanhood. It shares real life experiences of African mothers at home and in diaspora. Overall, this book advocates for a better life for young and old African mothers through a change in the mentality of African mothers, and a general shift in societal and public attitudes towards motherhood.