African women unite to fight for equality – listen to this podcast

“Less than a third of all agricultural land in Africa is operated by women, nearly one in five of whom do not have access to contraception. In addition, almost a quarter of African women are likely to experience violence from their partners. Kary Stewart finds out how women have been working to bring about gender equality”.

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The Podcast provided by The Guardian on African women’s fight for equality shares interesting perspectives e.g. by Awino Okech, lecturer on gender studies at Soas, University of London; Jessica Horn, director of programmes for the African Women’s Development Fund; Patricia Isabella Essel, programme manager for Women in Law and Development in Africa; and Hakima Abbas, co-executive director of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development.

Listen to it here.

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