What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name the forces erasing or hampering women’s full participation in public life? However complex or varied the issues at hand may be, there is an urgency to reclaim spaces, and open up dimensions. We asked 11 phenomenal women – intrepid academics, artists, writers, and curators… Read More What Is The Role Of #Women In The Production Of #Information And #Knowledge?
Face of Culture Africa, Miss Jennifer Okechukwu says she is embarking on campaigns to sensitise Nigerian children on proper values to enable them grow up to become responsible adults. This is contained in a statement issued by the beauty queen in Abuja on Wednesday. According to the statement, the campaign tagged “Our Children, Our Future”… Read More Africa beauty queen to sensitise childern on values
Sudan and South Sudan have been under fire for decades from the perils of civil war, famine, poverty, corruption, Islamic jihad and other crisis that affect the countries politically, socially and economically as well as culturally. Omnia Shawkat and Salma Amin Saad decided to build a contemporary platform to voice independent opinions of the diverse, intelligent, and… Read More Connecting The Sudans Using Culture And Technology
I wish there is something more I could do to ensure that South Sudan’s tomorrow is brighter than its present. Of course, I am doing the best I can as a filmmaker but it feels like a drop in an ocean, to be honest.’ Sam Lukudu is a filmmaker and journalist. The best he can… Read More The Trial; South Sudan’s 2013 Coup
The search for gender equality in political leadership and decision making in Kenya, has been a long and winding journey. While trends from 2003 to date indicate a significant increase of women in the public service and in politics, the proportion of women to men in all the positions analysed still remains very low. Representation… Read More Two-thirds gender rule is a gain for society
The Constitution of Kenya 2010 (CoK) recognizes women, youth, persons with disabilities and ethnic minorities as special groups deserving of constitutional protection. The CoK espouses the rights of women as being equal in law to men, and entitled to enjoy equal opportunities in the political, social and economic spheres. Article 81 (b) which refers to… Read More Kenya Gender Rule Quagmire