Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah is the Communications Specialist for the African Women's Development Fund (AWDF). She is also a writer and one of the co-founders of the popular blog, 'Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women'.
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How to use social media for activism [VIDEO]
Here are tips and insights on how to use social media for activism and movement-building, on how to use internet and social media to amplify your cause. In this video Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah touches on several instances of how social media can and has been used by African feminists, and especially describing popular campaigns and hashtags on Twitter
Digital misogyny: “It felt like 514 people had raped me all over again”
In March 2013 Sitawa Wafula appeared as a guest on Kenya Television Network (KTN) where she shared how she had survived rape as a teenager, and her ongoing struggle with bi-polar disorder and epilepsy. An excerpt of her interview was shared on KTN’s Facebook page and to the horror of Sitawa, her friends and family, she received approximately 514 negative comments.
#imagineafeministinternet: "No topic was off limit," says Nana Darkoa
I want to share with you some of the highlights of the meeting. The nutshell version is that it was an extremely useful meeting, relevant to my day job (as a Communications Specialist) and absolutely relevant to what we do on this blog. Part of what the made the meeting amazing was that I got to meet many feminists, queer activists and techies from all over the world in particular from the Global…