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…

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…

African Feminist Organizations: Featuring Akina Mama wa Afrika

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is a feminist pan-African leadership development organization with headquarters in Kampala Uganda. Our mission is to strengthen the individual and collective leadership of African women, forming strategic partnerships, to tackle patriarchy and attain gender equality and women’s empowerment for a just and secure Africa. Our work focuses on 4 thematic…

African Feminist Organizations: Featuring the GBV Prevention Network

The GBV Prevention Network coordinated by Raising Voices, was established in 2003. It consists of over 1,000 members from across 19 countries working to address violence against women (VAW) in the Horn, East and Southern Africa (HESA). Membership comprises of both individuals and organizations engaged in violence against women (VAW) prevention and response work. The…