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- DocumentThe African Symposium, 2014NIgeria has a rich history of women writers who have used literature to challenge societal contradictions and discrimination. Now a new generation of writers is emerging. Muslim women’s writing from northern Nigeria has attracted feminist critical attention, but the exploration of this tradition through a blend of feminism and critical discourse analysis has not been explored.Document
Capacity building in higher education in Mozambique and the role played by co-operating foreign agencies: the case of the World BankUNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2006The major goal of this paper is to throw light on and share the Mozambican experience of designing higher education projects for submission to international partners in the request for funding.Document
From global to local: feminism and feminist nudity from visual perceptions and conceptions of artists2014In artistic training, theory, and practice, the naked human figure has served as a significant subject for artistic production, a constant part of cultural capital since pre-historic times. In contemporary times, the nude has also served as a unique genre and subject of representation in the arts, especially pictorial, plastic and photographic works.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010In recognition of the challenges of working effectively in conflict-affected and fragile situations, including insecurity, weak state capacity, difficult political environments and acute humanitarian crises, the OECD-DAC developed a series of Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States and Situations in April 2007 to complement the commitments set out in the PaDocument
Linking higher education and economic development: implications for Africa from three successful systemsCentre for Higher Education Transformation, 2010This book draws together evidence on how the education systems of Finland, South Korea and the state of North Carolina in the United States have harnessed higher education in their economic development initiatives. Common to the success of the all these systems is, amongst others, the link between economic and educational planning; quality public schooling; high tertiDocument2015The multi-award winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has distinguished herself as one of Nigerian’s most successful female writers, and in this essay published in the Journal for Humanities and Art Studies, Ibeku Ijeoma Ann uses one of her most famous works, Purple Habiscus, to explore the issue of feminism in the African novel.Document
Do digital information and communications technologies increase the voice and influence of women and girls?Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2015Do digital information and communications technologies increase the voice and influence of women and girls? That is the question asked of this Overseas Development Institute’s literature review, part of a two-year Learning and Evidence Project on Women’s Voice and Leadership in Decision-Making project.Document
How Adichie’s feminist pamphlet started a trending Twitter hashtag, #BeingFemaleInNigeria | Brittle Paper2015In the summer of 2015, a small book club in Abuja, Nigeria, met to discuss their latest book. It was an essay by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie entitled ‘We Should All Be Feminists’. Conversation between the ten women and half a dozen men of the book club turned to sharing stories about how the women had been discriminated against.Document2015In December 2013, former radio journalist-turned-civil society activist Hafsat Mohammed was on a public mini-bus when it was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in northeastern Nigeria. After ordering the passengers off the bus, the insurgents opened fire, killing five, and taking two women hostage in their pick-up truck.DocumentUnesbib, 2014As part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) long-running General History of Africa project, the UNESCO Women in Africa Series aims to highlight a selection of key women figures in African history through the use of information and communication technologies.