Feminism

Check out #WhenWomenSpeak, (Re)Defining Kenyan Feminisms

Check out the first edition of Brainstorm Quarterly which is on women and feminisms. Click here to download

Ms Afropolitan interviews Iheoma Obibi

We were really thrilled to see this interview of Iheoma Obibi, a feminist, entrepreneur and steering committee member of the Nigeria Feminist Forum (NFF) on MsAfropolitan, one of our favourite African feminist blogs. In this interview Iheoma shares about the challenges of starting Nigeria’s first online sex shop, Intimate Pleasures: My motivation came after several years […]

Video: Amina Doherty and Zainah Anwar on France 24

In the video below, Amina Doherty, founding coordinator of FRIDA, and Zainah Anwar, Director of Musawah  speak on feminism, religious interpretation of texts, and challenges facing young feminist funds in this interview with France 24 held on the sidelines of the recent 2014 Women’s Forum in Deauville, France. THE INTERVIEW – Zainah Anwar, director of… […]

African Feminists

Click below to read Tomupeishe Maphosa’s article ‘African Feminists’ published in IOB Exchange to Change, March 2013, Issue No. 23, pages 16-19 African Feminists – TomupeisheAfrican Feminists – Tomupeishe    

What’s new in African feminisms: Pop, People and Politics

Watch footage of ‘What’s new in African feminisms: Pop, People and Politics’ with Jessica Horn, a founding member of the AFF, writer and women’s rights consultant; Rita Ray, DJ, Presenter and African music specialist; Meklit Hadero, musician, cultural activist, and Senior TED fellow; and Pontso Mafete, Programme Manager for Women and Girls at Comic Relief […]

Feminists We Love – Yara Sallam, Egypt

This interview by Hakima Abbas was originally shared on ‘the feminist wire‘ on the 1st of March 2013   Yara Sallam is the Women Human Rights Defenders Program manager at Nazra for Feminist Studies, the first program in Egypt that focuses on women human rights defenders.  Yara previously worked as a professional legal assistant at […]

Resource Materials from Webinar on ‘Feminist Cyborgs: Activism, Fundraising and Security Online’

We had a great webinar today in spite of some technical hitches. Thank you for participating. Please find attached the power points from our resource people: Jan Moolman Feminist Cyborgs: Online Security Yara Sallam Online Activism: a case study from Egypt Spectra Asala Feminist Cyborgs- Online fundraising You can also check out the live blog […]

Young African Feminists Rock

African women talk Women, Inspiration, Leadership at Africa Utopia, Southbank Centre, London

On 22nd July 2012 two members of the African Feminist Forum (AFF)-  Theo Sowa and Jessica Horn – participated in the “Women, inspiration, leadership” panel, programmed at London’s leading arts space the Southbank Centre,  as part of the Africa Utopia series. The panel featured Beninoise singer and activist Angelique Kidjo; South African poet and TV […]

The 2nd Ghana Feminist Forum: A Personal Perspective

On Wednesday the 10th of August 2011, I found myself at the Mensvic Grand Hotel in East Legon speaking on a panel about my experiences as a feminist. I was speaking alongside Dorcas Coker-Appiah, Executive Director of the Gender Centre; Hilary Gbedemah, a lawyer and Rector at The Law Institute; with Dr Akua Britwum, Convenor […]