Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA)

  BGHRA CONVENTION UPDATE Dear friends and colleagues, .  Thanks to all who have inquired about the dates and location for the 2014 Black German Convention. After three consecutive years of very successful conferences, we have decided to move this year to a semi-annual convention schedule. In keeping with this decision, we will not be …

Anita Afonu: Preserving Ghana’s Cinematic Treasures

Ghanaian filmmaker Anita Afonu is passionate about the preservation of Ghana’s cinematic history. With enthusiasm and hope, she talks about her film Perished Diamonds which relates the history of Ghanaian cinema, and the initiative to restore its hidden and lost legacy.       Anita Afonu at the 2nd African Women’s Film Forum   Anita, you …

QUESTIONNAIRE: HIGHLY SKILLED WOMEN’S MIGRATION FROM SUB-SAHARAN COUNTRIES TO EU COUNTRIES

Find the survey in English, French and Italian from this link: http://camillas.limequery.com/index.php/933529/lang-en     The survey is conducted in the framework of the research “Highly skilled women migration from SSA to Europe. Beyond the economic point of view” that intend to analyze the highly skilled women migrations flows from Sub – Saharan Africa to Europe …

US Women’s Equality Day – August 26, 2012

By Marina Mecl Did you know that the long and difficult struggle for women’s right to vote lasted 72 years? Certainly the struggle was compounded by the fact that women were not even allowed to speak at public forums in that era. Can you imagine that in this current election year?! Now, both men and women …

Caster Semenya wins Olympic Silver in her first Olympic games

“She has toiled out of difficulty to become a symbol of greatness and has shown that it doesn’t matter where you come from. From her small village in Limpopo, where the people are full of poverty, she has become the symbol of a courageous young woman.” –South Africa’s sports minister Fikile Mbalula Use Facebook to …

The youngest person to win an Olympic boxing gold medal is Claressa Shields

Source: Yahoo! LONDON — Throughout the Olympics’ first women’s boxing tournament, U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields would refer to the ultimate prize as “my gold medal.” After Thursday, she can proudly claim that it is. Shields, 17, defeated Nadezda Torlopova of Russia on Thursday night, 19-12, to claim the gold medal in the middleweight division, in …

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