Prof. Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí on Culture, Erasure of Women’s Achievements and the ‘Modern Man’

I don’t like culture as a way of explaining anything today on this continent because what I see is what I call cultures of impunity that colonisation represented because if you remember colonisation…

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Why Young Educated Muslim Women are a target for radical groups in East Africa

Radicalisation and violent extremism remains a significant threat to many African countries. With a youth bulge demanding accountability and for those in power to address historical grievances and a lack of economic opportunities, extremist ideologies continue to flourish. Radicalisation is defined as a process by which an individual or a group adopts increasingly extreme political,…

We all win when media is gender aware

Photo by KAS Uganda By Rosebell Kagumire & Rebecca Rwakabukoza It’s not news that Uganda has a female-dominated population. In fact, the latest population census of 2014, puts the population of women in the country at 51%. It’s also not news that over the years, women in Uganda have worked hard to climb economic, social…