African Women Rising – Empowering Women in Post-Conflict Africa


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Amber Rouleau is with the communications office for African Women Rising

This school was started by one of African Women Rising’s adult literacy groups. The government-run school is far away and children are not able to join until they are older as it is too far away for them to walk. Parents decided to take action, pool their resources and start their own school so their children would not fall behind. This demonstrates the power of community organizing. Credit: Brian Hodges Photography for African Women Rising

SANTA BARBARA, California, USA, Nov 8 2018 (IPS) – While its conflict ended in 2007, Northern Uganda struggles with its…

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