Jessica Horn is a feminist activist, writer and technical advisor on women’s rights. She is a co-founder of the African Feminist Forum and currently works as Director of Programmes for the African Women’s Development Fund.
On Africa’s feminist frontlines, we need accessible care practices to sustain our movements
Amid the backlash against women’s rights and feminist activists, we must learn from the radical ‘collective care’...
Avoidable injustices: the way to prevent violence against women
We want to end violence against women, but is it really preventable? New research from Uganda adds scientific muscle...
Feminist Africa: putting Africa’s feminist thinking on the intellectual map
This month oD 50.50's platform Our Africa launches a special collaboration with Africa’s leading gender studies...
Rethinking social movements
Today the structures that sustain oppression exhibit an impressive level of transnational collaboration. Where to...
Panzi hospital: a critical pulse for justice, peace and health
Congo's women survivors, standing in solidarity with Dr Mukwege and his staff at Panzi hospital, have become donors...
"They have killed Sizakele”
A poem by Jessica Horn. Part of a series of poems by African feminist writers for 16 Days of Activism against Gender...