African Women Voices

Day four: Living Under A Veil

My fourth entry for the 16-day Activism Campaign against violence on women is an extract from my dissertation on Iranian women and the relationship between gender, politics and literature.  Everyday … Continue reading

28 November 2012 · 2 Comments

Day Three: Enough is Enough

Today I translated the story of Nicole, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. She wrote about the violence she experienced in the DRC back in the 90s as she recalls … Continue reading

27 November 2012 · 1 Comment

Day two: Violence Behind the Wall

For the second of the 16 days of activism to fight gender-based violence, I want to share a simple but effective song. Written and performed by Tracy Chapman, Behind the … Continue reading

26 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Activism Campaign Against Gender-based Violence

Today  marks the International Day for the elimination of violence against women. And because Balobeshayi is committed to engage the discussion on women’s issue, I decided to sign up for … Continue reading

25 November 2012 · 12 Comments

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