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Listen now to Takyiwaa Manuh on her work to empower women in Ghana
plus: tackling domestic violence in Africa
29 November 2007

openDemocracy's Jane Gabriel speaks to Takyiwaa Manuh, of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Accra, Ghana, about the importance of links between academics and activists in working towards women's empowerment.

This is the third podcast in our Pathways of Women's Empowerment series, and on going partnership with the Institute of Development Studies. IDS is running a research and communications programme linking academics, activists and practitioners to find out ‘what works' to empower women.

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Caroline Molloy Editor ourNHS and openDemocracyUK

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