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]
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]
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]
The South Omo Research Center and Forum for Transcultural Understanding has been created as part of the new policy of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University, which supports the development of new research centers in different regions of Ethiopia. The new centers are meant to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation between the various peoples of Ethiopia. Therefore, the centre also acts as a museum. The site offers various information on the centre's research and exhibitions. Note the fulltext documents under "publications" and the two online exhibits on women's art and life in Southern Ethiopia. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
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 The links to former conferences are outdated.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.
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is a constitutional entity, relied upon to ‘strengthen constitutional democracy’. It works for substantive improvement in the quality and life experiences of the disadvantaged gender in society. For the CGE there is a need to demystify gender oppression, participate in delivering South Africa from the chains of patriarchy and give those on the periphery an opportunity to taste the fruits of democracy [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....
The website of the Association of African Women Scholars mainly offers links to different topics (see table of contents). Moreover, you will find information and contact adresses of the main researchers and information on conferences by the organisation "Women in Africa and African Diaspora". [editors ilissAfrica]