The history of women and gender in Africa as a whole
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- Sylvie Kinigi, Prime Minister of
- Reuters, 23 December 1994. Paucity of women holding
political office in Africa.
- The Ignored Cost of Adjustment: Women under
SAPs in Africa
- A Development GAP Discussion Paper prepared for the
Fourth United Nations Conference on Women, by Lisa McGow,
- Give us our piece of the pie
- By Lewis Gaba, AfricaNews, April
1997. Feeling unappreciated and marginalised in
post-independence Southern Africa, women ex-freedom
fighters held a convention in Johanesburg, where they
resolve to fight back.
- The Challenges and Prospects for the
African Women's Movement in the 21st Century
- By Patricia McFadden, Women in Action,
- African Women Vow to Fight for
- Press release from Pan African Women's Organization
(PAWO) at close of its Eighth Conference in Harare, 16
- Women Groups Prepare For The Next
- By Lewis Machipisa, IPS, 23 November 1998. Seminar on
‘Governance and Management for African Women's
Non-Governmental organisations (NGOs),’ organised by
African Women's Leadership Institute and Akina Mama wa
- Women's Inheritance Rights in
- From Marie-Elena John Smith, 6 July 1999. An invitation
to support an effort by a group of West African
women's rights organizations to promote awareness of
the devastating effects of discriminatory inheritance
rights practices on women and children in Africa.
- Assessing Women's Empowerment Since
- By Farah Khan, IPS, 23 November 1999. 1,500 participants
kick off the Sixth Regional Conference in Addis Ababa to
assess 12 areas of concern which African leaders set out
at Beijing, China, and in Dakar, Senegal, in 1995.