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Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing

The Contribution of African Gender NGOs, 1st Edition

Edited by Nana Araba Apt, Naana Agyemang-Mensah, Margaret Grieco


235 pages

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First published in 1998, this volume collates essays from the perspectives of African women, this volume presents us with equality and access rights faced by African women. Whilst discussing the potential of harnessing advances in information and communication technology to support the participation and recognition of women in development policies in Africa.

Table of Contents

1. Voices and Voicing Gender Goals for Africa: Maintaining the Momentum of Beijing, Margaret Grieco. 2. The Gender Goals of African Women: Recommendations from the Voices from African Women Network, Voices from African Women Workshop. 3. Impact and Opportunities: The Benefits of Beijing, Dr Naana Agyemang – Mensah. 4. Getting the Beijing Message into the Field, Dr (Mrs) Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings. 5. Gender Goals of the Immediate Past, Dr Mary Grant. 6. An Overview of Ghanaian Gender Activity, Dr Naana Agyemang-Mensah. 7. Enterprising Women: The Business of Building Women’s Economic Networks – Ghanaian Association of Women Entrepreneurs Contribution, Lucia Quakye. 8. Leading the Legal Batle: Gender Rights in Ghana, Mrs Rebecca Osei-Boateng. 9. Keeping Connected and Moving Forward : The Importance of New Technology, Professor Nana Araba Apt , Dr Naana Agyemang-Mensah. 10. The Political Empowerment of Women: Constraints to their Participation and Strategies to Increase It, Honourable Miria Maembe. 11. Grassroots Women’s Initiatives to Overcome Poverty: A Report of Eastern Africa Networking Experience, Winifred Chege. 12. Problems Encountered in Promoting Women’s Access to Microfinance in Ghana and West Africa, Lorraine Osei-Mensah. 13. Filling the Policy Gaps in Women’s Economic Empowerment in Africa, Beth Mugo. 14. Urban and Community Development: Text to Accompany a Video on Women’s Networking in Urban Cameroon, Dr Pauline Biyong. 15. Agricultural Opportunities and Constraints in Rural Nigeria: A Gender Perspective, Esther Susuyu Mbanyiman. 16. Education and the Girl Child: Evidence from Ghana, Professor Nana Araba Apt. 17. Gender and Access to Education, Right Hon Madame Diallo Hadja Aicha Bah. 18. On-line Development Resources: Accessing Donors’ Gender Capabilities, Margaret Grieco , Prof Nana Araba Apt. 19. New Technology, New Horizons: The Prospect of More Client- Focused Development Bnaking, Margaret Grieco, Stephen Denning.

About the Editors

Nana Araba Apt is professor of sociology and dean of academic affairs at Ashesi University College in Accra, Ghana. Margaret Grieco (University of Oxford, D.Phil. Sociology) is Professor of Transport and Society at Napier University and an Academic Associate at the Institute for African Development, Cornell University.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General