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Queer African Reader
A diverse collection of writing from across the continent exploring African LGBTI liberation: identity, tactics for activism, international solidarity, homophobia and global politics, religion and culture, and intersections with social justice movements.

Shailja Patel, award-winning Kenyan poet and activist, author of Migritude

A richness of voices, a multiplicity of discourses, a quiverful of arguments. African queers writing for each other, theorising ourselves, making our movements visible. This is a book we have hungered for.

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African Sexualities
A Reader
Sylvia Tamale
A groundbreaking book, accessible but scholarly, by African activists. It uses research, life stories and artistic expression to examine dominant and deviant sexualities, and investigate the intersections between sex, power, masculinities and femininities

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Women and Security Governance in Africa
Debates about security governance in Africa and about the place of women within it have moved in parallel despite their interconnection. The authors align them, locating African-specific and feminist analysis within the security discourse.

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African Women Writing Resistance
An Anthology of Contemporary Voices
The African-born contributors move beyond the linked dichotomies of victim/oppressor and victim/heroine to present their experiences of resistance in full complexity: they are at the forward edge of the tide of women's empowerment moving across Africa.

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My Dream Is to be Bold
Our Work to End Patriarchy
Feminist Alternatives
Despite post-1994 optimism and gains for some, gross inequalities continue to divide women in South Africa. Feminist Alternatives work for new forms of leadership and power and for social transformation where all people are free to realise their potential

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Confronting Female Genital Mutilation
The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa
Marie-Hélène Mottin-Sylla, Joëlle Palmieri
Report of an innovative project with girls and boys in West Africa to explore how using ICTs might contribute to the rejection of female genital mutilation. It shows how putting young people and gender at the centre of development can produce real change.

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The Burden of Peace
Women Speak in the Aftermath of Kenya's Post-Election Crisis
Peace has returned to Kenya after the violence that erupted in the wake of the disputed elections in 2007. Yet for many of the country's women – killed or widowed, maimed and gang-raped, displaced and dispossessed – this is not their peace.

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At the Heart of Resistance
Made up of footage gathered in Zimbabwe, At The Heart of Resistance captures the spirit of a unique campaigning group – Women of Zimbabwe Arise – whose clarion call is 'The power of love can conquer the love of power'.

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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.

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Gender, violence and conflict
Gender, Violence and Conflict has been produced for the Africa Programme of the University for Peace by Fahamu, with the aim of providing resources on these themes along with special reference to masculinities and war.

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