Ufahamu Africa

Ep. 146: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Awino Okech about gender, protests, and political change in Africa

June 18, 2022 Awino Okech Season 6 Episode 146
Ufahamu Africa
Ep. 146: A conversation with fellow Chido Nyaruwata and Awino Okech about gender, protests, and political change in Africa
Show Notes

In this episode, fellow Chido Nyaruwata speaks to Awino Okech, an associate professor of political sociology at SOAS, University London where she teaches in the Department of Politics and International Studies. They discuss Gender, Protests, and Political Change in Africa, a book edited by Dr. Okech. Their discussion reveals the multidimensional conditions which drive African feminist movements  and women’s human rights defenders to advocate for transformation of social norms, practices, and inclusive state building in different African countries.
 
In the news wrap, Kim and Rachel talk about "shrinkflation" in Africa and across the world, a special report on terrorism rising from Amani Africa, and a new book on the Islamic state in Africa.

Books, Links, & Articles