A spirited African woman on a journey of discovery across Africa and across the plains of her self knowing. Meet Maskarm Haile and get to know her a bit through HERStory. Advertisements
I met Eden in my uncle’s house serving coffee while I was having a serious conversation with my cousins about early and arranged marriage. We did not know Eden was paying attention to our conversation until she sat beside me and told me, she had ran away from her birthplace because her parents forced her…
Our HERStories series explore the lives and document the experiences of various women from all walks of life. In this piece, our volunteer Yabi Deres from Addis Ababa strikes up a conversation with Habtamua in the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
In AfricanFeminism’s (AF) ongoing featuring of Inspiring African Feminists, as part of our HERStories series, we feature Scheaffer Okore from Kenya. Scheaffer is the Vice chairperson of Ukweli Party and head of programs for civic engagement at Siasa place. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Nairobi.
Marie Ainomugisha is an East African feminist creative using visual and literary mediums to tell and amplify stories about the people of Africa; centering the experiences of all who identify as women. OF WOMEN OF SOLIDARITY MARCHES ~ You can see more of Marie’s work at http://soafricane.com/. Follow her on instagram and twitter @soafricane
In this post, we are delighted to have the Honourable Adeke Anna Ebaju (National female youth Member of the Ugandan Parliament) share with us a policy recommendation piece that addresses the constitutional rights and livelihoods of Ugandan women in relation to the excise duty tax amendment bill of 2018.
The Ugandan Women’s March took place on Saturday June 30th, 2018 in the capital Kampala. After initial denial to grant a protest permit by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the women’s protest working group successfully lobbied the Internal Affairs Minister, until the last minute to get police to approve their march permit. This post…