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A painting of an African feminist internet

The internet remains one of the historical developments transforming human behaviour, greatly impacting on the social, economic, cultural and political spheres of life at an incredible speed.

Source: Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

Khwezi showed how to challenge rape culture – the rest is up to us

The death of Fezekile ‘Khwezi’ Kuzwayo, the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape, must not extinguish the powerful principles for which she stood.

Source: The Guardian and AWID

Khwezi showed how to challenge rape culture – the rest is up to us

The death of Fezekile ‘Khwezi’ Kuzwayo, the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape, must not extinguish the powerful principles for which she stood.

Source: The Guardian and AWID

Khwezi showed how to challenge rape culture – the rest is up to us

The death of Fezekile ‘Khwezi’ Kuzwayo, the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of rape, must not extinguish the powerful principles for which she stood.

Source: The Guardian and AWID

‘There is no such thing as a revolution starting and ending in a couple of months’

This Is Africa's Nancy Onyango caught up with Sallam on the sidelines of the recently concluded Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) forum in Brazil. She opened up about why some North Africans don't feel "African," her experience behind bars and why she thinks Egypt's revolution is far from over.

Source: This is Africa

Africa: Young Feminists in Battle

Full of energy and motivation, young African feminists fight for their rights. During the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) Forum, held in Brazil from September 8-11, they brought the challenges they face and let themselves be heard.

Source: AWID Forum

Our Lived Realities: A young Gambian feminist reflects on solidarity, feminism and claiming our rights

From the moment we (#YAFDialogues) started structuring our session “Our Lived Realities: Voice of Young African Feminists”, my excitement for both the 13th AWID International Forum and the Black Feminisms Forum (BFF) started to grow. It kept growing taller with the funding I received from the AWID Access Fund, and it grew even bigger on the day I landed in Bahia, Brazil at Costa do Sauípe!

Source: AWID Forum

Our Lived Realities: A young Gambian feminist reflects on solidarity, feminism and claiming our rights

From the moment we (#YAFDialogues) started structuring our session “Our Lived Realities: Voice of Young African Feminists”, my excitement for both the 13th AWID International Forum and the Black Feminisms Forum (BFF) started to grow. It kept growing taller with the funding I received from the AWID Access Fund, and it grew even bigger on the day I landed in Bahia, Brazil at Costa do Sauípe!

Source: AWID Forum

Our Lived Realities: A young Gambian feminist reflects on solidarity, feminism and claiming our rights

From the moment we (#YAFDialogues) started structuring our session “Our Lived Realities: Voice of Young African Feminists”, my excitement for both the 13th AWID International Forum and the Black Feminisms Forum (BFF) started to grow. It kept growing taller with the funding I received from the AWID Access Fund, and it grew even bigger on the day I landed in Bahia, Brazil at Costa do Sauípe!

Source: AWID Forum

Progressive Prudes: A Survey of South African Attitudes to Homosexuality and Gender Non-Conformity

The Other Foundation and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) released the results of a ground-breaking national survey of public attitudes to homosexuality and gender non-conformity in South Africa. For the first time in Africa, the report provides statistically sound, nationally representative data on this topic.

Source: The Other Fundation