#MeToo #AidToo and Experiences of African Women

Over the past year, women of different backgrounds, working in various industries have joined the #MeToo movement, aimed at holding accountable those responsible for sexual harassment of women. The movement has given a platform for women survivors of violence to be silent no more; a support network for victims to be heard and collective calls…

Fighting Rape Culture.

I think one of the worst things rape culture has enabled is the shame that accompanies its victims and survivors; when the shame and violation shifts from the perpetrator to the victim. When I am unable to say that I have been raped because of the stigma that accompanies rape survivors, the indignity is imprinted…

African Feminist Organizations: Featuring Isis-WICCE

Isis-WICCE is named after Isis, the Egyptian Goddess of creativity, Knowledge and wisdom. Founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1974 as a global women’s resource centre documenting and disseminating women’s experiences, concerns and ideas, Isis-WICCE moved to Kampala, Uganda in 1993 to connect and amplify the African woman’s voice to the rest of the world. Isis-WICCE…