Masculinity and Misogyny in
African Theory, Culture andPractice
“Under this topic, this session will consider the concept of the African Masculinity and its accompanying tculture of misogyny and violence towards women which are often justified in the name of “”African Culture and widely tolerated in heteronomative social relations across the continent and the African diaspora. Leading African and Caribbean theorists of masculinity interrogate this retrogade aspect of African culture to posit alternative possibilities.
The 3rd Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Cultural & Intellectual Festival was sponsored by Feminist Africa, Urgent Action Fund, African Women’s Development Fund with support from the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana.