Feminist Africa 18: e-spaces / e-politics
, January 2014
Enter Feminist Africa 18 – offering a unique perspective to independent public discourse on the implications of global digitisation, presenting African perspectives that emerge out of feminist praxis across the continent. This issue follows up on issue 17 (Researching Sexuality with Young Women: Southern Africa, 2012), keeping pace with the rapid expansion of cyberfeminism by presenting the latest on African women’s ongoing and remarkable contribution to this global arena.
Feminists all over Africa continue to engage with the internet in ways that support creativity, activism, social connections, pleasure and change, strategically moving into the virtual world in ways that will continue – like Feminist Africa – to ensure voice and visibility for women’s rights.
Editorial: Feminist engagements with 21st-century communications technology – by Jennifer Radloff
Disrupting patriarchy: An examination of the role of e-technologies in rural Kenya – by Brenda Nyandiko Sanya
Exploring new media technologies among young South African women – by Desiree Lewis, Tigist Shewarega Hussen and Monique van Vuuren
The Asikana Network – by Chisenga Muyoya
Digital visual activism: A profile of Inkanyiso – by Kylie Thomas
African feminist uprisings: Getting our knickers in knots – by Sarita Ranchod
Erotics: Sexuality, freedom of expression and online censorship – by Caroline Tagny and Jac SM Kee
Mobiles for development in Africa: Are we in danger of losing sight of the bigger picture? – by Kutoma J Wakunuma
Panty-slapped: Cyberactivism and African feminism join forces – by Bella Hwang
Digital security as feminist practice – by Jennifer Radloff
Is the success of M-Pesa empowering Kenyan rural women? – by Oumy Khairy Ndiaye
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