Special issue of the e-journal Wagadu about the topic: "Women's Activism for Gender Equality in Africa". Also see for other issues of the journal as there are other articles dealing with African countries. Access to articles is free. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the fourth conference of the Women in Africa & the African Diaspora (WAAD). You will find some basic information about the conference and its topics. Unfortunately, otherwise the site is rather empty. The links to former conferences are outdated. Please see for http://africanwomenstudies.org/conference.html instead.
Sub-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation website (foundation affiliated with German party Alliance '90/The Greens) on Africa, with information, news, reports from the different offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria, and more. [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]
Site about the famous movie "Sya, The Dream Of The Python" which got 6 awards at the FESPACO 2001. You will get background information about the movie and its director, Danny Kouyaté. Furthermore, you can see pictures of the movie and of the making off ("Expo") and watch the trailer. There is also a press review. [editors ilissAfrica]
This website offers you a more detailed bibliography for the study "Frauen und Kriege in Afrika" (Women and wars in Africa), which was published as a book in 2008 with the German publisher Brandes und Apsel. As the bibliography also contains many English titels, it may also be interesting for English readers.
The Africa Knowledge Project offers e-journals and databases on African topics. Access to the fulltexts is subject to a fee / subscription. But you can view the abstracts for free. For a list of databases and e-journals see table of contents. [editors ilissAfrica]"Africa Knowledge Project, known as AKP, is an initiative by AfricaResource Center, Inc., dedicated to academic research onAfrica and its Diaspora. AKP focuses on Africa-centered knowledge and research from a diverse range of disciplines. While it values the contribution of Western scholarship, AKP moves away from epistemic schemes of interpretation that represent Western world-views and research interpretations as central and global, and all others as indigenous or vernacular." [according to site editor’s information] ... [changed]