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“Tonguing the Body’: Placing Female Circumcision Within African Feminist Discourse

Natasha M. Gordon
(Issues, 
1997)
Volume: 25
Issue: 2
p. 24-27
Topic(s): Reproductive Rights
Ousseina Alidou
(Comparative Literature, 
2002)
Topic(s): Art
Tarryn Alexander
,
Kirk Helliker
(Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 
2016)
Topic(s): Feminist Methodology

A Hundred Silences

Gabeba Baderoon
(Kewela, 
2006)
Topic(s): African Feminism

African Cyborgs: Females and Feminists in African Science Fiction Film

Lizelle Bisschoff
(Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 
2020)
Volume: 22
Issue: 5
p. 606-23
Topic(s): Art

African Feminist Media Studies: A View from the Global South

Tanja Bosch
(Feminist Media Studies, 
2011)
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
p. 27-33
Topic(s): Art, Global South
(Agenda Feminist Media, 
1987)
Topic(s): African Feminism, Empowerment
Agenda
Viveca S. Greene
,
Amber Day
(Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 
2019)
Volume: 45
Issue: 2
p. 449-472
Topic(s): Gender-Based Violence
Sinmi Akin-Aina
(Nokoko, 
2011)
Topic(s): African Feminism, Feminist Methodology, Global North, Global South
Catherine Albertyn
(Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 
2005)
Topic(s): LGBTQ, Politics Government & Military, Reproductive Rights
Hakima Abbas
,
Mama Amina
(Feminist Africa, 
2014)
Topic(s): African Feminism
Feminist Africa
Samuel Adu-Poku
(Journal of Gender Studies, 
2001)
Topic(s): African Feminism

Fried eggs and all-women gangs: the geopolitics of Chinese gold mining in Ghana, bodily vulnerability, and resistance.

Heidi Hausermann
,
Janet Adomako
,
Maya Robles
(Human Geography, 
2020)
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
p. 60-73
Topic(s): Activism and Advocacy, Exploitation, West Africa

Gender and Language Use; The Case of Two Akan Verbal Art Forms

Love Akosua Anyidoho
(The University of Texas at Austin, 
1993)
Topic(s): Art

Gender and the Chief Justice: Principle or Pretext?

Elsje Bonthuys
(Journal of Southern African Studies, 
2013)
Volume: 39
Issue: 1
p. 59-76
Topic(s): Politics Government & Military, Southern Africa
Jaksch, Marla
,
Fourshey, Cymone
(Gendered Institutions and Women’s Political Representation in Africa, 
2020)
Edited By: Dr. Diana H. Madsen
p. 191-216
Topic(s): Activism and Advocacy, Politics Government & Military

Introduction: Current Perspectives on Islamic Family Law in Africa

Fulera Issaka-Toure
,
Ousseina D. Alidou
(Islamic Africa, 
2020)
Topic(s): West Africa
Serena O. Dankwa
(Cambridge University Press, 
2021)
Topic(s): LGBTQ, West Africa

Mary Saves the Man-Eater: Value in the Medieval Ethiopian Marian Miracle Tale of ‘The Cannibal of Qemer’

Wendy Laura Belcher
(Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures, 
2019)
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
p. 29-49
Topic(s): East Africa
Catherine Obianuju Acholonu
(Owerri: AFA Publications, 
1995)
Topic(s): African Feminism
Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf
(Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, 
2004)
Topic(s): Empowerment, Feminist Methodology
Lillian Artz
(Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity, 
2012)
Volume: 26
Issue: 3
p. 8-18
Topic(s): Empowerment, Southern Africa
Jihan Zkarriya
(Journal of International Women's Studies, 
2019)
Volume: 20
Issue: 7
p. 113-128
Topic(s): Gender-Based Violence, North Africa

Researching African Women and Gender Studies: New Social Science Perspectives

Akosua A. Ampofo
,
Josephine Beoku-Betts
,
Mary Osirim
(African and Asian Studies, 
2008)
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
p. 327-241
Topic(s): African Feminism, Feminist Methodology
Ayo Adeduntan
(Journal of African Cultural Studies, 
2020)
Topic(s): Art

Rural Women’s Participation in Solar-Powered Irrigation in Niger: Lessons from Dimitra Clubs

Olumide Adisa
(Gender and Development, 
2020)
Volume: 28
Issue: 3
p. 535-49
Topic(s): Economic Development, West Africa
Olumide Adisa
(Gender and Development, 
2020)
Topic(s): Economic Development

Sour Honey

Mary Abago
(Fountain Publishers, 
1999)
Topic(s): Empowerment
M.J. Daymond
(New York: Garland, 
1996)
Topic(s): African Feminism, Feminist Methodology, Southern Africa

The Africa Social Forum Feminist Dialogue: Power, Feminisms and Mobilization

A. Alexander
(Feminist Africa, 
2005)
Volume: 4
Topic(s): Activism and Advocacy

The Africa Social Forum Feminist Dialogue: Power, Feminisms and Mobilization

A. Alexander
(Feminist Africa, 
2005)
Topic(s): Feminist Methodology
Ama Ata Aidoo
(Dissent Publications, 
1992)
Topic(s): Global North, Global South
Dissent

The Disappearing of Hannah Kudjoe: Nationalism, Feminism, and the Tyrannies of History

Jean Allman
(Journal of Women's History, 
2009)
Volume: 21
Issue: 3
p. 13-35
Topic(s): Feminist Leaders, History, West Africa
Jean Allman
(Journal of Women's History, 
2009)
Topic(s): Activism and Advocacy, Feminist Leaders, History

Transforming African Masculinity: A Transnational Approach to Gender Justice in South Africa

Océane Jasor
(Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 
2021)
Volume: 11
p. 153-162
Topic(s): Gender-Based Violence, Southern Africa, Transnational Feminism

Walking Through Fire: A Life of Nawal El Saadawi

Nawal El Sadaawi
(Zed Books, 
2002)
Topic(s): History
Nomalanga Mkhize
,
Mathe Ntšekhe
(Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 
2021)
Volume: 39
Issue: 4
p. 534-549
Topic(s): African Feminism, Feminist Methodology

Wifeism and Activism: The Nigerian Women’s Movement

Husseina Abdullah
(Westview Press, 
1995)
p. 209-225
Topic(s): Activism and Advocacy, West Africa

Women with Open Eyes, Women of Stone and Hammers: Western Feminism and African Feminist Filmmaking Practice

Kenneth Harrow
(Matatu, 
1998)
Volume: 29
Issue: 3
p. 171-90
Topic(s): Art, Global North