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About Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah is a feminist activist, writer and blogger. She is the co-founder of the Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women award-winning blog that focuses on African women, sex and sexualities. She works with the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) as Director of Communications and Media.

Articles by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Black Panther’s powerful women are magical – just like our everyday feminist superheroes

Watching Black Panther made me think about our everyday feminist superheroes, stepping out of their comfort zones and powering activism with creativity and skill.

Five inspirational feminists you should know and honour today

Documenting the lives of departed feminists, and sharing their stories, honours their memories and inspires future generations.

The future of sex in Africa

Stigma and growing religious fundamentalism are preventing women from fully accessing a range of reproductive health services.

The power of stories: raising the profile of African women’s cultural production

"I’m concerned about the fact that we download a lot about ourselves yet upload very little into mainstream media, no matter which media we are talking about”, Sandra Mbanefo Obiago, Nigerian filmmaker and writer, speaks to Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah about her passion for all forms of creativity.

Kermit Gosnell vs. Joshua Drah: abortion, stigma and conservatism

In America and Ghana two men have recently faced the courts for abusing women patients and performing dangerous late-term abortions. These cases reveal the true impact of the lack of comprehensive reproductive health care, and accessible, legal, safe abortions.

'Jesus was a feminist'

Ghanaian feminist theologian Mercy Amba Oduyoye speaks to Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah about religion, patriarchy and reinterpreting the Bible from a feminist perspective

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