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How African Feminism Changed the World
'Feminism' has often been seen as a Western concept, but African women are increasingly redefining it to suit their own purposes. This, in turn, is influencing the rest of the world.
The Jadelle Access Programme: Making Family Planning Accessible and Affordable
A new public-private partnership is trying to reduce the price and extend the availability of a long-term, reversible contraceptive device.
Kenya Decides: The Somali Woman Hoping to Make History
As Kenyans go to the polls today, could Sophia Abdi Noor become the first ever Somali woman to be voted in to the Kenyan parliament?
Experts Weekly: Africa's Leading Women
Never before have women held so many positions of political leadership in Africa. But how does this reflect broader social and political developments on the continent?
Tunisia: Protecting Ben Ali's Feminist Legacy
State feminism prospered under the authoritarian rule of Bourguiba and Ben Ali. What are the prospects for women's rights following the 2011 revolution?
Protect or Prosecute? Conjuring up Solutions to Witchcraft Accusations
Witchcraft allegations typically target the most vulnerable in society. But how can beliefs "as strong as iron" be tackled?
Rural Women: Hidden Changes at the Heart of Agricultural Egypt
While Egypt's uprising may not have given rural women a louder voice in the political arena, gradual change may be occurring at the grassroots.
Attitudes, Lives and Livelihoods: The Fight for Women's Rights in East Africa
Will the increasingly vocal support for education, economic empowerment and a change of attitudes help in the struggle for gender equality?
Kenya: Gender Equality Frustrated Ahead of Elections
Consternation for women's rights advocates in Kenya as a Supreme Court ruling disregards the new gender parity law ahead of March 2013 elections.
Experts Weekly: Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Think Africa Press asks a panel of experts 'What are the potential impacts of Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill?'.
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Ethiopia: DFID Fail to Act on Human Rights Violations
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Nigeria's Forgotten Empire: The Walls of Benin
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