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The elders gain from the lie that all the youth are the same. The youth want to choose their own path.
Fri, 04/13/2018 - 14:46

“Youth is just a word” said the French sociologist, Pierre Bourdieu, raising a polemic and, consequently, a heated discussion in academic and intellectual circles around the idea of youth. In fact, “youth” is a term embracing everything, and that enables its easy appropriation.

THE TALE OF THE EMPTY SEAT
Fri, 04/13/2018 - 16:10

Notwithstanding the progress made in formal political equality, women, particularly young women, are still at the periphery when it comes to real power and decision making

There is an intergenerational obligation of support and reciprocity, and governments have failed to harness the youth demographic dividend.
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 07:51

I recall the words so vividly: “You are a mafikozolo – the just arrived”! What did I know about women’s human rights? What did I know about human rights broadly? Who did I think I was to come into an already defined space and attempt a transformation of how things were done?

Youth in Africa: Dominant and Counter Narratives
Mon, 03/05/2012 - 10:41

This Issue of BUWA! interrogates – from a feminist perspective – the current narratives on youth on the African continent.

Crossing the Borders
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 11:10

Trans-Border Resource conflicts between the Democratic Republic of Congo, and its neighbours Angola and Uganda

Mon, 10/14/2013 - 11:43

To what extent is Congolese jurisprudence in line with that of international criminal tribunals, and in particular with that of the International Criminal Court (ICC) whose Congolese courts have directly applied the Statute?

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 02:36

During the 1980s and 90s – the lost decades of development for Sub-Sahara – African states implemented Structural Adjustment Programmes at the behest of the IMF and World Bank.

Ju.'hoan girl at the Let's Pull Together Preschool facility at Skoonheid Resettlement Farm, Omaheke Region, Namibia
Mon, 03/05/2012 - 10:41

One thing that has become clear during the process of developing the new global framework for development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is that the world is quickly growing in complexity.

Power and the politics of knowledge
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:19

Empowering women and decolonising the academy

@RAY WITLIN, UN PHOTO
Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:16

How integrating participatory urban planning tools into the education of young women and girls can help achieve agenda 2030.

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