‘Telling our own stories’: African women blogging for social change

  title={‘Telling our own stories’: African women blogging for social change},
  author={Oreoluwa Somolu},
  journal={Gender \& Development},
  pages={477 - 489}
This article explores how African women have embraced the blogging phenomenon, and how blogs can be used to promote women's equality and empowerment. One of the reasons frequently cited for a lack of interest by African women in information and communications technologies (ICTs) is the lack of content available that is relevant to their needs. Blogging provides a way for women to become active creators and disseminators of knowledge, writing about what is important to them. As we explore how… Expand

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