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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 54 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Liberia
    Liberia's Women Veterans: War, Roles and Reintegration - by Leena Vastapuu, illustrated by Emmi Nieminen

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786990808 | ISBN 10: 1786990806

    The Liberian civil wars of the 1990s and 2000s became notorious for their atrocities, and for the widespread use of child soldiers. Girls and young women accounted for up to 40 per cent of these soldiers, but their unique perspective and experiences ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
    The Girl Who Smiled Beads - by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090508 | ISBN 10: 1786090503

    When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. She didn't know why her parents began talking in whispers, or why her neighbours started disappearing, or why she could hear distant thunder even when the skies were clear.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Called Me Woman: Nigeria
    She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak - by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115595 | ISBN 10: 1911115596

    “We decided to put together this collection of thirty narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of history.”   This stirring and intimate collection brings together 30 unique narratives t ... more

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  • Cover image of book These Bones Will Rise Again by Panashe Chigumadzi
    These Bones Will Rise Again - by Panashe Chigumadzi

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999683306 | ISBN 10: 1999683307

    A leading writer of Zimbabwe’s ‘born-free’ generation reflects on the November 2017 ousting of Robert Mugabe, radically reframing the history of Zimbabwe to include the perspectives of workers, women and urban movements   In November 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi
    A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi - by Nawal El Saadawi

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786993069 | ISBN 10: 1786993066

    Nawal El Saadawi has been pilloried, censored, imprisoned and exiled for her refusal to accept the oppressions imposed on women by gender and class. For her, writing and action have been inseperable and this is reflected in some of the most evocative ... more

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  • Cover image of book Play Like a Girl: How a Soccer School in Kenya
    Play Like a Girl: How a Soccer School in Kenya's Slums Started a Revolution - by Ellie Roscher

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781632280572 | ISBN 10: 1632280574

    Growing up and living in Kibera, Kenya, Abdul Kassim was well aware of the disproportionate number of challenges faced by women due to the extreme gender inequalities that persist in the slums. After being raised by his aunts, mother, and grandmother ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer
    Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story - by Wolfgang Bauer

    £21.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781620972571 | ISBN 10: 1620972573

    Former Boko Haram captives tell their terrifying and heartbreaking stories to a leading European journalist. "Over a six-year insurgency, Boko Haram has forced two million Nigerians from their homes, with upwards of one million refugees in Maidugu ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram by Patience Ibrahim and Andrea C. Hoffmann
    A Gift from Darkness: How I Escaped with My Daughter from Boko Haram - by Patience Ibrahim and Andrea C. Hoffmann

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408708958 | ISBN 10: 1408708957

    A Gift from Darkness is the harrowing yet inspirational story of a young, pregnant Nigerian girl and the hell she endured for the sake of her unborn child when she was kidnapped by Boko Haram.  When Patience Ibrahim's husband died, she feare ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings & Islamic Militancy in Nigeria by Helon Habila
    The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings & Islamic Militancy in Nigeria - by Helon Habila

    £6.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241980897 | ISBN 10: 0241980895

    An urgent Penguin Special investigating the 2014 mass-kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by the world's deadliest terrorists.  On 14th April 2014, 276 girls disappeared from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, kidnapped by the world's deadlies ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation - by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783609086 | ISBN 10: 1783609087

    Throughout Africa, growing numbers of women are coming together and making their voices heard, mobilising around causes ranging from democracy and land rights to campaigns against domestic violence. In Tanzania and Tunisia, women have made major gain ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar by Reinhard Kleist
    An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar - by Reinhard Kleist

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910593097 | ISBN 10: 1910593095

    The remarkable story of Somali Olympian Samia Yusuf Omar.   In 2008, 17-year-old Samia Yusuf Omar stood alongside some of the fastest women in the world on the start line of the Olympic 200m. Four years later, she boarded a refugee boat to Eur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cut: One Woman by Hibo Wardere
    Cut: One Woman - by Hibo Wardere

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471153983 | ISBN 10: 1471153983

    Imagine for a moment that you are 6-years-old and you are woken in the early hours, bathed and then dressed in rags before being led down to an ominous looking tent at the end of your garden. And there, you are subjected to the cruellest cut, ordered ... more

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  • Cover image of book Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women by Mia E. Bay, Farah J. Griffin, Martha S. Jones, and Barbara D. Savage (Editors)
    Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women - by Mia E. Bay, Farah J. Griffin, Martha S. Jones, and Barbara D. Savage (Editors)

    £24.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781469620916 | ISBN 10: 146962091x

    Despite recent advances in the study of black thought, black women intellectuals remain often neglected. This collection of essays by fifteen scholars of history and literature establishes black women's places in intellectual history by engaging the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman
    Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir - by Mona Prince

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166693 | ISBN 10: 9774166698

    A writer, a university professor, a woman: this is the insightful and humorous description of one hesitant revolutionary's experiences through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in January/Febru ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Passion for Freedom: My Life by Mamphela Ramphele
    A Passion for Freedom: My Life - by Mamphela Ramphele

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781784530426 | ISBN 10: 1784530425

    Mamphela Ramphele is a figurehead of modern South Africa. The partner of Steve Biko, until his death in 1977, she has demonstrated extraordinary political leadership and statesmanship, most recently as the leader of the Agang SA party.   In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick
    Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music - by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780062071798 | ISBN 10: 0062071793

    Grammy Award-winning singer Anglique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around ... more

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  • Cover image of book Warrior Princess: My Quest to Become the First Female Maasai Warrior by Mindy Budgor
    Warrior Princess: My Quest to Become the First Female Maasai Warrior - by Mindy Budgor

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781743314470 | ISBN 10: 1743314477

    Warrior Princess is the hilarious and inspirational memoir of Mindy Budgor, a young entrepreneur tired of corporate life, who decides to make changes in her life. While waiting for her Business School applications to go through, she decides to volunt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives by Hawa Abdi
    Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives - by Hawa Abdi

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087884 | ISBN 10: 1844087883

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people.  For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa
    Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria - by Noo Saro-Wiwa

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847083319 | ISBN 10: 1847083315

    Noo Saro-Wiwa was brought up in England, but every summer she was dragged back to Nigeria - a country she viewed as an annoying parallel universe where she had to relinquish all her creature comforts and sense of individuality. Then her father, activ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cleopatra: A Biography by Duane W. Roller
    Cleopatra: A Biography - by Duane W. Roller

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780199829965 | ISBN 10: 0199829969

    Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous - yet more poorly understood - than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching go ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife
    Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife's House in Mali - by Kris Henderson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851688371 | ISBN 10: 1851688374

    Monique Dembele saves lives and dispenses hope in a place where childbirth is a life-and-death matter. Her unquenchable passion to improve the lot of the women and children in her West African village is matched by her buoyant humour in the face of u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 by Nadine Gordimer
    Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 - by Nadine Gordimer

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408800966 | ISBN 10: 1408800969

    Nadine Gordimers life reflects the true spirit of the writer as moral activist, political visionary and literary icon. Telling Times collects together all her non-fiction for the first time, spanning more than half a century, from the twilight of co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe by Nwando Achebe
    The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe - by Nwando Achebe

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780253222480 | ISBN 10: 0253222486

    An Igbo woman becomes king at a time of extraordinary change in Africa.  Nwando Achebe presents the fascinating history of an Igbo woman, Ahebi Ugbabe, who became king in colonial Nigeria. Ugbabe was exiled from Igboland, became a prostit ... more

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  • Cover image of book 117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law by Ruth First
    117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law - by Ruth First

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086306 | ISBN 10: 1844086305

    'In prison you see only the moves of the enemy. Prison is the hardest place to fight a battle.'   117 Days is Ruth First's personal account of her detention under the iniquitous '90-day' law of 1963. There was no warrant, no charge and no tri ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Way From Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide by Leah Chishugi
    A Long Way From Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide - by Leah Chishugi

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086573 | ISBN 10: 1844086577

    Leah Chishugi grew up in eastern Congo but, aged seventeen, she moved to Kigali, the Rwandan capital, to work as a model. She married and had a son. Then in 1994 she was caught up in the horrific conflict, and escaped only after being left for dead u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland
    Bite of the Mango - by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408805190 | ISBN 10: 1408805197

    An astonishing story of one girl's journey from war victim to UNICEF Special Representative. As a child in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, Mariatu Kamara lived peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Rumours of rebel attacks were no m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: Journeys to Recovery - POWA Women
    Breaking the Silence: Journeys to Recovery - POWA Women's Writing Competition 2008 - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781920196196 | ISBN 10: 1920196196

    Survivors of violence are often forced to flee emotionally and geographically from sites of violence. Women cross vast emotional and geographical borders in order to flee from violence to find a place of safety. This year, POWA called for entries ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tears of the Desert: One Woman
    Tears of the Desert: One Woman's True Story of Surviving the Horrors of Darfur - by Halima Bashir and Damien Lewis

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340963579 | ISBN 10: 0340963573

    Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan. She grew up in a wonderfully rich environment and later went on to study medicine. At the age of twenty-four she returned to her tribe and began practising as their first ever qualified ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi
    Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi - by Nawal El Saadawi

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848132290 | ISBN 10: 1848132298

    In A Daughter of Isis, Nawal El Saadawi painted a beautifully textured portrait of the childhood that moulded her into a novelist and fighter for freedom and the rights of women. Walking Through Fire takes up the story of Saadawis extraordinary life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beacons of Liberation by Shango Baku
    Beacons of Liberation - by Shango Baku

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906190170 | ISBN 10: 1906190178

    Beacons of Liberation was first published in 1995. It was themed on a mural at the Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre in Paddington, London, depicting twelve historical Black leaders; six men and six women who had advanced the cause of African liberty by the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai
    Unbowed: My Autobiography - by Wangari Maathai

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099493099 | ISBN 10: 0099493098

    'When I was a child, my surroundings were alive, dynamic, and inspiring. Even though I was entering a world where there were books to read and facts to learn - the cultivation of the mind - I was still able to enjoy a world where there were no books ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Infidel: My Life - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416526247 | ISBN 10: 1416526242

    In this profoundly affecting memoir from the internationally renowned author of The Caged Virgin, Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her astonishing life story, from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia to her intellectual awakening in the Netherlands, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence: The Struggle for Women
    Grace, Tenacity and Eloquence: The Struggle for Women's Rights in Africa - by Edited by Patrick Burnett, Shereen Karmali and Firoze Manji

    £14.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954563721 | ISBN 10: 0954563727

    The traditional perception of African women is that they toil day and night amidst grinding poverty while facing harsh cultural, traditional and social prejudices. Yet while it is true that, like elsewhere in the world, African women are not yet equa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture & Gender in Kenya by Mary Nyangweso Wangila
    Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture & Gender in Kenya - by Mary Nyangweso Wangila

    £20.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781570757105 | ISBN 10: 1570757100

    A study of female circumcision in Africa that considers religious and cultural beliefs.   A Kenyan woman theologianan insiderexamines arguments for and against the controversial practice of female circumcision. Based on her interviews with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst
    Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival - by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781558615311 | ISBN 10: 1558615318

    This powerful memoir by international anti-FGM activist Fadumo Korn portrays both her life-altering transformation after she undergoes a brutal female circumcision at the age of seven and her journey to recovery and empowerment. As a feisty nomad, Fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Legacy of Efua Sutherland by Co-edited by Anne V. Adams & Esi Sutherland-Addy
    The Legacy of Efua Sutherland - by Co-edited by Anne V. Adams & Esi Sutherland-Addy

    £16.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954702311 | ISBN 10: 095470231x

    This unique book published 11 years after ETSs death will rekindle an awareness of the cultural dynamism, activism and Diasporic connections that Efua Theodora Sutherland achieved through her lifetimes work.   Efua Sutherland, Ghana-born ed ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Women for Beginners by S. Pearl Sharp
    Black Women for Beginners - by S. Pearl Sharp

    £11.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781934389201 | ISBN 10: 193438920x

    There's a Black Woman on each of the seven continents, in almost every country. So no matter where you go, she's already been there. Her presence is everywhere.  Black Women for Beginners chronicles the trials and triumphs of Black Women from an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel by Alek Wek
    Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel - by Alek Wek

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844084425 | ISBN 10: 1844084426

    Alek Wek grew up in the Sudan in the midst of the vicious civil war. Now, at age 28, she is one of the most sought-after supermodels in the world, and has single-handedly changed the traditional concept of what is beautiful in the West. As model, ref ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt by Katherine Frank
    Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt - by Katherine Frank

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845113315 | ISBN 10: 1845113314

    Lucie Duff Gordon was a world apart from her Victorian counterparts. An intellectual, traveller, writer and progressive social commentator, she and her husband led a bohemian, eccentric and highly unconventional life in London, socialising with such ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Father
    My Father's Daughter - by Hannah Pool

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141016047 | ISBN 10: 0141016043

    For the first twenty years of my life this is what I knew about my background: I was born in Eritrea, a tiny country on the north-east coast of Africa. My mother died in childbirth, my father not long afterwards. I was placed in an orphanage in Asmar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amina by Mohammed Umar
    Amina - by Mohammed Umar

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781592214044 | ISBN 10: 1592214045

    This dramatic story of the efforts of the heroine and her friends to bring about change in the social conditions of women in Nigeria addresses pressing political issues which rarely appear in fiction - the legal status of Muslim women, the limitation ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Human Being Died That Night: Forgiving Apartheid
    A Human Being Died That Night: Forgiving Apartheid's Chief Killer - by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846270536 | ISBN 10: 1846270537

    When Eugene de Kock, commanding officer of the apartheid death squads, was sentenced to 212 years for crimes against humanity, the black South Africans outside Pretoria's surpreme court cheered and danced: the killer who had been nicknamed 'Prime Evi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men and Ancestral Wives: Female same-sex practices in Africa by Ruth Morgan & Saskia Wieringa
    Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men and Ancestral Wives: Female same-sex practices in Africa - by Ruth Morgan & Saskia Wieringa

    £14.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781770090934 | ISBN 10: 1770090932

    This unique book documents same sexuality in East and southern Africa. Eight of the chapters have been co-authored by women activists spanning six different countries. They have collected personal narratives on a range of issues related to sex and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nefertiti: Egypt
    Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen - by Joyce A. Tyldesley

    £18.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141017242 | ISBN 10: 0141017244

    For over a decade Nefertiti, wife of the heretic king Akhenaten, was the most influential woman in the Bronze Age world; a beautiful queen blessed by the sun-god, adored by her family and worshipped by her people. Her image and her name were celebrat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Desert Dawn by Waris Dirie
    Desert Dawn - by Waris Dirie

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781844080083 | ISBN 10: 1844080080

    Fasion model, UN ambassador and courageous spirit, Waris Dirie is a remarkable woman. Born into a traditional family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia, she told her story - enduring female circumcision at five years old; running away at twelve throu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Call Me Woman by Ellen Kuzwayo
    Call Me Woman - by Ellen Kuzwayo

    £9.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780958470827 | ISBN 10: 0958470820

    The resonance of Call Me Woman is as great in 2004 as when first published in 1985. It tells the important history of not only one woman struggling under apartheid but of millions who faced similar challenges. Like millions of black South Africa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hearing Visions Seeing Voices by Mmatshilo Motsei
    Hearing Visions Seeing Voices - by Mmatshilo Motsei

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781919931517 | ISBN 10: 1919931511

    The world is crying out for a leadership that is founded on spiritual values of sharing, compassion, interdependence and mutual respect. In this as in other life matters that involve humanity and human relationships, Africa is well positioned to lead ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dynamics of African Feminism: Defining and Classifying African Feminist Literatures by Susan Arndt (editor)
    The Dynamics of African Feminism: Defining and Classifying African Feminist Literatures - by Susan Arndt (editor)

    £26.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780865438989 | ISBN 10: 0865438986

    In her book, Susan Arndt discusses and defines the nature of African feminism and African-feminist literatures. Taking account of African-feminist literatures heterogeneity as well, in a second step its varieties are discussed and grouped into a cla ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil that Danced on the Water by Aminatta Forna
    The Devil that Danced on the Water - by Aminatta Forna

    £10.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780006531265 | ISBN 10: 0006531261

    Aminatta Forna's intensely personal history is a passionate and vivid account of an African childhood, of an idyll which became the stuff of nightmare. As a child she witnessed the upheavals of post-colonial Africa, danger, flight, the bitterness of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War Within the War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Eastern Congo by Human Rights Watch
    The War Within the War: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Eastern Congo - by Human Rights Watch

    £9.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781564322760 | ISBN 10: 1564322769

    Within the larger war in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo) the warring parties carry out another war: that of sexual violence against women and girls. As military activities increase in one area after another, so do rapes and other cri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey
    Gorillas in the Mist - by Dian Fossey

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780753811412 | ISBN 10: 0753811413

    For thirteen years Dian Fossey lived and worked with Uncle Bert, Flossie, Beethoven, Pantsy and Digit in the remote rain forests of the volcanic Virunga Mountains in Africa, establishing an unprecedented relationship with these shy and affectionate b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
    Desert Flower - by Waris Dirie

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781860497582 | ISBN 10: 1860497586

    "Born a Somalian nomad, by the time she made it as a top model, she'd survived genital mutilation and a face-off with a tiger... She's now a UN special Ambassador. Take a cue from Waris's charm and courage."(Company)"A story that traverses continents ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl by Aman et al
    Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl - by Aman et al

    £9.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780747520221 | ISBN 10: 0747520224

    Aman is the intimate first-person account of a young woman's coming-of-age in Somalia. The daughter of tribal leaders, Aman recounts her dramatic life with stark simplicity and winning candour: an innocent childhood romance with a white boy that lead ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Circumcision of Women; A Strategy for Eradication by Olayinka Koso-Thomas
    The Circumcision of Women; A Strategy for Eradication - by Olayinka Koso-Thomas

    £17.99   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9780862327019 | ISBN 10: 0862327016

    Dr Koso-Thomas shows that female circumcision is not confined to the Horn of Africa, or the Muslim areas of the continent. Her study of the practice in Sierra Leone demonstrates its important role in the traditional initiation of females into both w ... more

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