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]
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]
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 The links to former conferences are outdated.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.
36 cartoons by the Malawian cartoonist Vic Kasinja, who was one of the best known in his profession in Malawi. He created the character of Taxina, a young, barely dressed woman in 1997 for the Malawian journal Daily Times. Kasinja died of Malaria at the age of 49. For more information see The Comic Reporter http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/vic_kasinja_1957_2007/ ... [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]
Pictures by the photographer D. Curran about Malawi, taken between 1996 and 1999. He documents masks and the associated rituals among the Chewa / Nyanja. Some pcitures were also taken in Zimbabwe. There is an explanation for every picture including the exact location where it was taken. [editors ilissAfrica]