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Feminism in Namibia


Feminists on
Other Sites:

Ndahafa Nghifindaka.

Internet Sites:

You can reach Penduka, a non-profit development projuect working with women's groups in rural Namibia here.


      Allison, Caroline. It's Like Holding the Key to Your Own Jail: Women in Namibia. World Council of Churches, 1986.

      Becker, Heike. Namibian Women's Movement, 1980 to 1992: From Anti-Colonial Resistance to Reconstruction. (out of print)

      Biesele, Megan. Women Like Meat: The Folklore and Foraging Ideology of the Kalahari Ju!Hoan. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, 1993.

      Cleaver, Tessa and Marion Wallace. Namibia Women in War. Zed Books, 1990.

      Hubbard, Dianne. Country Gender Analysis: Namibia. (out of print)

      McClain, Liz. Desert Detritus. New Namibia Books, 1992. [You can order this book here.]

      Orford, Margie and Nepeti Nicanor, ed. Coming on Strong. Writing by Namibian Women. New Namibia Books, 1996. [You can order this book here.]

      Soiri, Iina. The Radical Motherhood: Namibian Women's Independence Struggle. Coronet Books, 1996.

      University of Namibia and UNESCO, ed. Human Rights Education and Advocacy in Namibia in the 1990s. New Namibia Books, 1995. [You can order this book here.]


      "N!ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman." Dir. by John Marshall, 1979. [You can read about this film here.]

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