4th Regional African Feminist Forum, Harare Zimbabwe

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The 4th regional African Feminist Forum will be held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 10- 12 April, 2016 under the theme African Feminism: Voice, Power and Soul.

The 4th regional African Feminist Forum will be held in Harare, Zimbabwe  from 10- 12 April, 2016 under the theme African Feminism: Voice, Power and Soul. Discussions will explore the question of how we build and shift power in the domains of resources, bodily rights, and our agency and capacities to create a more just Africa.

The main Forum will be preceded by a forum for Francophone West African feminists held on 9 April 2016.

The Forum programme will incude::

  • Plenaries- to set the context, take stock and identify areas of strategic concern around politics, economics and society.
  • Breakout sessions- for more in-depth strategizing on the key themes
  • Skills sharingsessions where feminists specialists train participants
  • The Great Debate- a highly participatory debate on a contentious issue within feminism
  • Wellness space– one-on-one and group sessions focused on physical and emotional health and wellbeing.
  • Open-mic/ arts programming– showcasing African feminist art-activism

 

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