Topic: Unscrambling Perspectives on African Feminism – Defying the Cultural Narrative
Feminist movements have made great strides in drawing attention to gender-based inequality in Africa. However, the existence of hierarchies in societies dominated by patriarchal values, means a change od mind set is still required. This panel forum will deconstruct the articulations of the concept of contemporary African feminism and its social implications. The dialogue will examine the diversity of expressions, tensions and contradictions about African feminism in shaping Africa in the context of gender parity, social justice, political thought, African History and cultural relativism.