Inspired by knowledge
“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.
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
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?
This Issue of BUWA! interrogates – from a feminist perspective – the current narratives on youth on the African continent.
Trans-Border Resource conflicts between the Democratic Republic of Congo, and its neighbours Angola and Uganda
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?
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.
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.
Empowering women and decolonising the academy