The New Political Activism in Africa


Tripp, Aili Mari. 2001. “The New Political Activism in Africa.” Journal of Democracy 12 (3): 141–55. doi:10.1353/jod.2001.0060.

Author: Aili Mari Tripp


Though the proportion of women in political office remains lower in Africa than in most other regions, African women exhibited new political energy and made unprecedented progress during the past decade.

Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Political Participation Regions: Africa

Year: 2001

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