Africa: Women

Malian women washing clothes in the Niger River, Sara Spowart

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 2005

 

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

Mooladé
GN484.M665 2007

Pushing the Elephant
DT658.26.P874 2010

Umoja: No Men Allowed
DT433.545.S26U665 2010

Weapon of War
HV6569.C75W437 2009

 

Websites:

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 and Women's Studies for Africa's Transformation
The website of the African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town provides teaching resources on gender issues in the region.