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]
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]
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]
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]....
Storymoja is a Kenyan publisher based in Nairobi. On Storymoja's website, you will get an idea of Kenyan literary scene and on literature published by Storymoja. There are free short stories, a competition for the short story of the week, informations and interviews with authors, a blog, reports about events organised by the publisher and much more. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Website about a movie on a women's football team on Zanzibar and the reactions of their surrounding - predominantly Muslim - society. You will find a trailer and background information. Furthermore, you will find more information on other films by the female Cameroonian film maker. [editors ilissAfrica]