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.
Every act of violence is a choice
“Sometimes we need to name the abnormal as abnormal, and take action to defend what is normal!” - Shereen Essof....
Our Africa: mapping African women's critical resistance
Echoing through analysis on Our Africa over the past year is a recognition and interrogation of women as authors and...
Accepted mishaps? Faith healing, HIV and AIDS responses
As the 2012 International AIDS Conference gathers to review “the science”, Jessica Horn examines the powerful role...
Crisis in Mali: fundamentalism, women's rights and cultural resistance
In conversation with Jessica Horn, a leading Malian women’s rights activist identifies the roots of the crisis in...
Lessons of the hummingbird
In the company of souls departed and souls vibrantly alive, Jessica Horn reflects on the significance of the lives...
Clearing ground: planting the seeds of Our Africa
On the launch of Our Africa, co-editor Jessica Horn reflects on the lives of two formidable Africans, Wambui Otieno...