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Frauenbewegungen und politischer Wandel in Westafrika

  • A. Atia ApusigahEmail author
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Zusammenfassung

Der Beitrag beschreibt, wie Frauenrechtsorganisationen in Westafrika in den letzten beiden Dekaden mobilisiert haben und welche neuen Trends sich hinsichtlich ihrer Themen und Strategien abzeichnen. Die Analyse des Engagements von Frauenbewegungen in Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia und Sierra Leone zeigt, dass in den letzten beiden Dekaden eine bedeutsame Verschiebung in den Themen und Strategien der Frauen eingetreten ist. Während die advocacy-Arbeit zu sozioökonomischen Interessen von Frauen nach wie vor eine große Rolle spielt, werden in stärkerem Maße strategische Ziele in den Blick genommen, so dass Frauenbewegungen ihre Themen um die Führungsrolle von Frauen, Politikreformen, die feministische Kritik und transnationale Politik erweitert haben. Um ihre Anliegen voranzubringen, setzen Frauenbewegungen verstärkt auf Netzwerke und den Aufbau von Partnerschaften.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TamaleGhana

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