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    Predator and prey: Islamic feminism and the discourse of female-authored novels in northern Nigeria

    The African Symposium, 2014
    NIgeria 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.
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    Capacity building in higher education in Mozambique and the role played by co-operating foreign agencies: the case of the World Bank

    UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2006
    The 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.
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    From global to local: feminism and feminist nudity from visual perceptions and conceptions of artists

    2014
    In 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.
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    Working effectively in conflict-affected and fragile states

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    In 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 Pa
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    Linking higher education and economic development: implications for Africa from three successful systems

    Centre for Higher Education Transformation, 2010
    This 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 terti
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    Adichie's Purple Hibiscus and the issue of feminism in African novel

    2015
    The 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.
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    Do digital information and communications technologies increase the voice and influence of women and girls?

    Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2015
    Do 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.
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    How Adichie’s feminist pamphlet started a trending Twitter hashtag, #BeingFemaleInNigeria | Brittle Paper

    2015
    In 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.
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    Meet the Nigerian woman taking on Boko Haram

    2015
    In 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.
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    Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti and the Women's Union of Abeokuta

    Unesbib, 2014
    As 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.

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