stories of struggle and resistance
Women along with their communities, organisations and movements across Africa do not stand by meekly as extractivist corporations and governments try to take their land and natural resources. These women fiercely defend their right to livelihoods, health and well-being, freedom from violence, and community life. At WoMin we profile their voices and stories of inspirational organising and action.
#RiseAgainstRepression | Hannah Deen is a land rights activist and the women’s leader of Malen Landowners Association (MALOA) in Southern Sierra Leone. Since 2011, Hannah has been fighting to regain her land or be included in all negotiations regarding the land that was illegally grabbed by Luxembourg-based firm, SOCFIN Agricultural.
Through the eyes and experiences of women impacted by coal, oil and mega-infrastructure
projects in South Africa, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through Women Hold Up the Sky women explore…