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War, Money and Universities

Peaceful protest, violent response – that says...

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Regenerating Our Planet, Regenerating Our Health By Prof. Vandana Shiva

22 Apr 2024 – The health of the planet and the health of the people are One, maintained through the cycle of food, the cycle of life, the cycle...

War, Money and Universities

Peaceful protest, violent response – that says it all. Human politics – from global to...

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists the “Ultimate Allies in Human Rights”

Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv7qQEItV-0?feature=oembed] 3 May...

‘Barbaric’ Sexual Violence in Sudan

Joint Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict,...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls...

Once again, South African domestic workers win in court, expanding domestic workers’ rights everywhere!

Great news! Last week, South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled that domestic workers ruled that domestic workers injured on the job in the past can...

Listen to Your Mother: Nobody Should Be Too Rich or Too Poor

The wisdom of our mothers and mothers’ mothers from the dawn of time is reverberating throughout the cosmos, “What part of share the resources of...

Arundhati Roy: ‘The Pandemic Is a Portal’

The novelist on how coronavirus threatens India — and what the country, and the world, should do next. 3 Apr 2020 – Who can use the...

What happened to Africa’s ambitious green belt project?

The 15 kilometer (9.3 mile) wide Great Green Wall project stretches over 7,775 km from Senegal on the Atlantic to Eritrea on the Red...

‘Vulgarity makes the point polite conversation can’t’ — a conversation with Ugandan dissident Stella Nyanzi

Radical Ugandan activist and academic Stella Nyanzi discusses her recent imprisonment, the power of vularity and anti-authoritarian struggle. Phil Wilmot  Appeared on the net April...

Too Fast to Be a Woman

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/782302072" params="color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] When South African track star Caster Semenya won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games, critics claimed...

Indigenous women in Kenya rebuild resilience amidst an eco-cultural crisis

In the face of growing climate change, indigenous women in Kenya are remembering and reinstating their native agricultural practices, to build resilience and reclaim...

25 African Women Writers You Should Read

Source: aaibc.com Authors are listed, alphabetically, by first name. Also check out a beautiful collage of all 25 African Women’s photos, a list of all of their...

NO ROSES FROM MY MOUTH: Stella NYANZI´S POEMS FROM PRISON By Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire and Esther Mirembe

In Carole Boyce Davies’ study of the political activism of the Black Communist, Claudia Jones, Davies writes that “ was a poetry written by...

Freeing South Sudan’s captive women and girls: 128 down, thousands to go BY NYAGOAH TUT PUR

The current approaches to releasing women and girls who have been forced into armed groups is far from adequate. A woman who was detained by...

The dangers of NGO-isation of women’s rights in Africa

“The challenge of NGO-isation is that it is predominantly subject to the imagination, assumptions, and interests of Northern funding institutions and their surrogates. “There is...

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