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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anne Moraa Abstract The essay explores, through the author’s work in developing educational content for adolescent girls, the importance of listening to girls’ distinct voices and looking beyond the numbers when seeking to create impact. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Kenya activism...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
... first cultural center in her honor in 1973 (Cole 2005 ). After completing medical school in the United States, Dr. Mwangi had returned to Kenya, where she was the first woman doctor in East Africa, a lifelong public health activist, and until her death in 1989 a trenchant critic of colonialism and...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 331–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... larger set of my photographs that were part of a collective exhibition in 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. The larger exhibition, “Curving the Visual,” consisted of photographs of African women by five African women photographers. “Wambui (portrait of a younger self)” “Wambui (portrait of a younger...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
... methods of connecting networks of global activists (Walker 2004 , 91–92). By 1985, the IWTC partnered with the UN to provide resources for the third and culminating International Women’s Conference and NGO Forum, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya (Walker 2004 , 93). The Conference and Forum of July...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... hip hop artists in South Africa did not emerge until a decade after the first male artists, women have always been participants in hip hop culture as rappers, DJs, graffiti artists, and break-dancers. Other songs came from Nigeria (14 percent), Kenya (11 percent), and Ghana (10 percent). Other...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... The seventeen feminists in the follow-up study later affirmed these initial findings. These ASWA members represented sex worker movements and/or organizations from seven African countries: Ethiopia (Nikat), Kenya (Kenya Sex Workers Alliance, and the Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... respond in my poorly constructed Portuguese that I am from Kenya. “Kenya?” comes another unison reply. “But, what are you doing here?” At this point I hand them a copy of my passport, including my consent form. After they look over the documents, one of the guards hands them back to me and says...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Female Options: Three East African Case Studies .” Africa 46 , no. 4 : 371 – 89 . Obbo Christine . 1976b . “ Is the Female Husband a Man? Woman/Woman Marriage among the Nandi of Kenya .” Ethnology 19 , no. 1 : 69 – 88 . O’Brien D. 1977 . “ Female Husbands in Southern Bantu...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... under serious attack for the first time since 2009 (SBM Intelligence 2017 ). In her review of the role of women in violent jihadi groups in Somalia, Kenya, Nigeria, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq, Sarah Ladbury ( 2015 , 1) points out that most research focuses on women and girls...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... in Morocco. 42 Another project that Hirsi is planning, along with his increasing engagement with the world beyond Yemen, is a film tentatively titled “The Rainbow Doctor,” about an orphanage in Tanzania whose inhabitants flee to nearby Kenya. 43 1 The surname “Hirsi” is drawn from a...