The One in Nine Campaign Opportunity: Women’s Leadership exchange programme

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The One in Nine Campaign Opportunity: Women’s Leadership exchange programme Formed in 2006, the One in Nine Campaign is a network of organisations and individuals driven by feminist principles and the desire to live in a society where women are the agents of their own lives, including their sexual lives. The Campaign supports and advocates […]


The F Word

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The “F” Word By: Tendai Garwe Fashionistas– they love clothes, not necessarily those trending on the #ZimFashionWeek run way, but ones that inform their own unique style. They have striking hair with all different shapes, colours and cuts. Their fashion communicates something, only it’s a secret code only they understand. I was at a Regional […]


Why Feminism?

I grew up primarily surrounded by women and listened to conversations on women’s issues. I’ve heard many stories on the struggles of womanhood, and I’ve been advised on the need for strength to face the world as a young woman. Learning to appreciate the culture of feminism was almost a choiceless choice to me. In […]


Video: Amina Doherty and Zainah Anwar on France 24

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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 […]


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 […]