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Feminists Respond to AFRICOM: An interview with Amina Mama
by KPFA Women's Magazine (kpfawomensmag [at] gmail.com)
Monday Oct 11th, 2010 1:51 PM
Preeti Shekar interviews Nigerian feminist scholar Amina Mama, chair of Gender and Women's Studies at U.C. Davis and Global Fund for Women's Africa programs. Audio 34:05
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How is AFRICOM, the U.S. Central Command for Africa, contributing to militarization on the African continent? What other trends are increasing militarism on the continent, and how are feminists responding? Scholar/activist Amina Mama discusses the evolution of a pan-African feminism, much of it in the African diaspora, and also how it links to feminist and anti-capitalist movements in other areas such as Haiti.

"All of us have within us the means to join the dots," she challenges both northern and Southern feminists.

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