African Voices on Development and Social Justice

African Voices on Development and Social Justice

Editorials from Pambazuka News 2004
Edited by Patrick Burnett, Firoze Manji



   

Patrick Burnett

Patrick Burnett is the News and Information Coordinator for Fahamu and co-editor of Pambazuka News. He has a background in journalism and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Edited by Patrick Burnett

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Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence
The struggle for women's rights in Africa
Souad Abdennebi-Abderrahim, Caroline Ageng'o, Jacqueline Asiimwe, Christine Butegwa, Faith Cheruiyot, Elize Delport, Aminata Dieye, Sokari Ekine, Liz Frank, Anne Gathumbi, Irungu Houghton, Ayesha M. Imam, Amie Joof-Cole, A.N. Kithaka, Vanessa Ludwig, Khedija El Madani, Saudatu Mahdi, Monica Mbaru-Mwangi, Sarah Mukasa, Roselynn Musa, Gladys Mutukwa, Nikki Naylor, Janah Ncube, Sibongile Ndashe, Lindiwe Nkutha, Eve Odete, Mohau Pheko, Delphine Serumaga, Yifat Susskind, Maryam Uwais, Lisa VeneKlasen, Emira Woods
The traditional perception of African women toiling in poverty in the face of harsh cultural, traditional and social prejudices is only part of the story. African women write here about how they fight for their rights with grace, tenacity and eloquence.



Introduction by Patrick Burnett

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From the Slave Trade to 'Free' Trade
How trade undermines democracy and justice in Africa
Drawing on lessons from the slave trade, studies of international finance and the struggles of many African people to make a living, this book shows how free trade damages democracy, justice and the environment in Africa.






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