Site about Thomas Sankara. Captain Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (December 21, 1949 October 15, 1987) was the leader of Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta) from 1983 to his homicide in 1987. With a potent combination of personal charisma (he was often compared to Che Guevara) and a social organisation with some participatory democracy, his government undertook major initiatives to fight corruption and improve education, agriculture, and the status of women.
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The project "African Women in Cinema" by researcher Beti Ellerson analysed African women directors as well as actors. The project has now turned into a real research centre with a lot of articles, video samples and other things. [editors ilissAfrica]
Private homepage about Malawi by Matt Dearing. Especially the interviews he made are interesting: with former Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs under Bakili Maluzi's administration, persons involved in sports (women's soccer, sports education for children), education (orphanage, AIDS orphans), scholars, the church, the police, everyday people (introductory text + videos). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of an NGO that advocates gender equality in francophone African countries, not least in order to promote sustainable development. You will find very extensive documentations, downloadable booklets etc. about projects of famafrique. Furthermore there are audio files about gender topics in French and Wolof, including their transcription. A focus is made on women and IT, but you will also find topics like equal parental rights, female circumcision etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of an NGO that advocates gender equality, not least in order to promote sustainable development. You will find very extensive documentations, downloadable booklets etc. about their projects (also see the database under http://www.enda-sigie.org/bases/sigie/index.php?lang=f). [editors ilissAfrica]
On this site you will find information about the education of women and girls in the countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The information is classed by country. [editors ilissAfrica]