Solutions to Sexual Harassment in the INGO Sector: Perspectives from Southern Voices (by Rehema Namukose)

Reality plug A recent informal coffee meeting with a male colleague who also works in international development turned into a candid and difficult conversation. The topic was about the sexual harassment scandals in the development and humanitarian aid sector that have been the subject of much news and conversation over the last few months. I…

African Feminist Initiatives: Featuring Siiqqee Scholars

Women all around the world are highly disadvantaged in accessing opportunities. Low economic development of countries, deeply-rooted ‘harmful’ societal attitudes and intertwined religious and cultural values however, make African women susceptible to peculiar challenges. On the other hand, there are many African values, cultures and institutions that recognize the fundamental role women play and recognize…