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World Social Forum ’05: Fostering Dignity in Africa


The impoverishment of African nations is widely recognized by the international community. But how many know the daily reality and hardships of African women? On this edition, we’ll hear from African women leaders who say the dignity of peoples in the developing world is depleting. During the January 2005 World Social Forum, they proposed alternatives to the root causes of suffering.


Njoki Njehu, Kenyan activist and member of the World Social Forum’s International Council; Wahu Kaara, director, Kenya Debt Relief Network; Virginia Setshedi, founding member, Soweto Electricity Crisis Committee; Nancy Kangingwe, MWENGO.

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Author: Sabine Blaizin

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