[Download] ➾ African Women's Movements By Aili Mari Tripp – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Women burst onto the political scene in Africa after the 1990s claiming than one third of the parliamentary seats in countries like Angola Mozambiue South Africa Tanzania Uganda and Burundi Women in R Women burst onto the political scene in Africa after the s claiming than one third of the parliamentary seats in countries like Angola Mozambiue South Africa Tanzania Uganda and Burundi African Women's ePUB í Women in Rwanda hold the highest percentage of legislative seats in the world Women's movements lobbied for constitutional reforms and new legislation to expand women's rights This book examines the convergence of factors behind these dramatic developments including the emergence of autonomous women's movements changes in international and regional norms regarding women's rights and representation the availability of new resources to advance women's status and the end of civil conflict The book focuses on the cases of Cameroon Uganda and Mozambiue situating these countries in the broader African context The authors provide a fascinating analysis of the way in which women are transforming the political landscape in Africa by bringing to bear their uniue perspectives as scholars who have also been parliamentarians transnational activists and leaders in these movements.
- 263 pages
- African Women's Movements
- Aili Mari Tripp
- 25 January 2015 Aili Mari Tripp