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Feminist Film Screenings Engage with some key terms and trends African feminists are exploring in their lives and work. Short discussion to follow. Rich Research Resources Discover research materials by and about African women across a diverse range of fields. Unlock the wealth of resources offered through open-access databases. Digital Storytelling Connect with your audiences on compelling digital […]

Art + Feminism _ Wiki Loves Women Edit-a-thon

Join us in creating content about African feminists and women’s rights movements in Ghana and on the continent. This is a space for sharing information, resources and writing to update existing entries (and add new ones) to Wikipedia so that it reflects the critical depth and accuracy needed. We will learn more about the Creative Commons, […]

Grantee Highlight:  SAYWHAT Shares New Documentary on the SRHR Defenders Program in Zimbabwe

As dialogues surrounding sexual and reproductive health take a more visible place on university campuses, young people around the world, particularly young women, have worked towards inciting meaningful discussions and solutions to the challenges they face. In the African context, this conversation manifests in the organisation of innovative programs such as the “Reproductive Health Rights […]

Grantee Highlight: Public Health Uganda tackles HIV/AIDS, on all fronts.

  Today, a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS no longer means a death sentence. For many women, however, the situation can quickly turn into one. While many constraints to accessing affordable medication exist, there are other complex factors at hand. Even with the right medication, the stigma, discrimination and injustice surrounding the illness can easily erase promise […]

Grantee Highlight: Wealth for Smallholder Women Peanut Farmers in Muwena

Women smallholder farmers comprise an average of 43 percent of the agricultural labour force of developing countries. In Africa in particular, many communities depend on women to grow most of the food they eat, yet they continue struggle with lack of access to capital, land, agricultural inputs, tools and technology needed to move up to large […]