The Future of African Feminist Activism - Online Event
I'm inviting you to join this online conference hosted by the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa at the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Sciences).
This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. Registration will open after 10am via Zoom on Thursday 29 October at: Protected content
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After the conference we'll meet on InterNations Zoom for a short discussion on the topics of the event.
About the event:
The coronavirus pandemic has magnified existing inequalities, particularly along lines of gender. In Africa, like in other regions around the world, containment measures including lockdowns, confinement and drastic reductions in sociability have significantly impacted women. But this crisis has also spawned new types of activism and social networks in support of local communities, especially the most vulnerable, with potentially the grounds for long-lasting change.
This event examines the long history of feminist activism in Africa and its enduring impact on society from an intergenerational perspective. At this critical historic juncture, speakers interrogate current achievements and fault lines as well as the crucial future of African feminist activism.
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