Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Africa: Women

Malian women washing clothes in the Niger River, Sara Spowart

New books:

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. We Should All be Feminists
*HQ1815.5.A653 2015

McLarney, Ellen Anne. Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening
*HQ1793.M4 2015


In our print Reference Collection:

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide. The Middle East and North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa
HQ1115.G74 2003 v. 4 and v. 6

Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa
HQ1787.S44 2016


In our DVD Collection:

Africa is a Woman's Name
HQ1787.A373 2009

Africa Rising: the Grassroots Movement to End Female Genital Mutilation
GN484.A475 2009

Duhozanye: A Rwandan Village of Widows
DT450.435.D846 2011

Fighting the Silence: Sexual Violence Against Women in the Congo
HV6569.C65F544 2007

Iron Ladies of Liberia
DT636.53.J64I766 2007

GN484.M665 2007

Pushing the Elephant
DT658.26.P874 2010

Sweet Dreams
HQ1797.5.S94 2014

Tapestries of Hope
HV6569.Z55T37 2010

Umoja: No Men Allowed
DT433.545.S26U665 2010

Weapon of War
HV6569.C75W437 2009



African Gender Institute
The website of the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town provides teaching resources and publications on gender issues in the region.

African Women's Bibliographic Database
A bibliographic database with citations to articles from conferences and research organizations. Compiled and maintained by library staff at the Economic Advancement Research Center at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.

Doing Business: Women in Africa
A report from the Doing Business Project and World Bank Gender Action Plan that profiles women entrepreneurs in Africa.

Gender Statistics
World Bank statistical database with gender indicators at the country level.