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African women and the pandemic

Direct online “Wanawake-Sisters without borders”

Friday 15 May 2020 |17:00 hrs
Thursday 21 May 2020 |17:00 hrs

To deepen the theme of the protagonism of women of the African diaspora, at the center of the video report “Wanawake-Sisters without borders”, a further look was proposed, in the light of the actual; COVID-19 emergency.
The web direct are organized by the Gruppo Abele Onlus, in collaboration with the Collective African Women in Italy and the magazine “La via Libera”.


card wanawake defCard Wanawake on 15 May, 17:00hrs African/Italian: the role of women during the Covid-19 emergency
The first direct guests: Suzanne Mbiye Diku, a doctor, specialist in gynaecology (Rome); Manel Bousselmi, Association Fatima Women (Palermo); Stephanie Manoka, pharmacist (Turin); Ghoufan Haijraoui, member of Young Islamic Regional Federation of Piedmont, (Turin).

Conducting: Rosita Rijtano, journalist of “La Via Libera”.

May 21, 05:00hrs. The Covid-19 pandemic in Africa
Second direct guests: Marie Jeanne Balagizi, African Women Collective Italy, Francesca Piccinini, International Cooperation, the Abele Group, Ivory Coast; Nouhour Traore, Mosaic Association (Turin)

Conducting: Elena Ciccarello, Director of “La Via Libera”. 

On occasion, from 7 May to 22 May the video report “Wanawake-Sisters without borders” was freely viewable on Vimeo.

The initiative was proposed by the African/Italian project The Development is Women, carried out by the Abele Group with the financial contribution from the European Union and the Piedmont Region, through the Consortium of Piedmonts’ ONG within Frame, Voice, Report.