Gender-Based Violence

pdf Gender Violence and Womens Rights in Africa

This important document compiles the ideas and strategies put forth by some of Africa's foremost women's human rights activists at a symposium convened by the Center for Women's Global Leadership. It presents a theoretical and strategic framework for addressing women's human rights and includes articles on topics such as: tools of suppression; culture as a human rights concern; and intervention strategies. The contributors are activists from a number of African countries: Asma Abdel Halim (Sudan), Seble Dawit (Ethiopia/USA), Matlhogonolo Maboe (South Africa), 'Molara Ogundipe-Leslie (Nigeria), Nahid Toubia (Sudan), and Abena Busia (Ghana).

Center for Women's Global Leadership, 1994; 42 pages. US$7