Solidarity in word and deed: Translating the African Feminist Charter

  Author: Jessica Horn, AWDF Director of Programmes It may seem odd to be excited about a publication. However the story of the translation of the Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists begs recounting as a tale of inspired collective action. The Charter itself was developed by the African Feminist Forum Working Group in […]

Join in the Conversation: The African Diaspora Women’s Forum

THE FOUNDATION for Women’s Health Research and Development (FORWARD) and The Girl Generation will be holding the second African Diaspora Women’s forum on Saturday 10 December at London’s Rich Mix venue in Bethnal Green. The event will be a gathering of some of the most influential women in the African women’s rights movement and African […]

Joana Foster: ‘She made African women realise they can do anything’

This article is a reprint from the guardian. the original can be found here. Written by: Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah Before the fourth world conference on women, held in Beijing in 1995, Joana Silochina Foster, a Ghanaian-British activist and lawyer, attended a workshop organised by the Global Fund for Women. She happened to be seated next to Dr […]