2012 Consultation

Date

Jul 08 - 14 2012
Expired!

Time

All Day

Location

Talitha Qumi Center
Legon, Ghana

2012 Consultation & Conference

Hope Is as Strong as a Woman’s Arm:
Mobilizing amidst Violence against Women and Girls
in Africa and Its Diaspora

Talitha Qumi Center, Legon, Ghana – July 8-14, 2012

The first Consultation of African and African Diasporan Women in Religion and Theology was held July 8-14, 2012, at the Talitha Qumi Center, Legon, Ghana. Women from Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, and the United States discovery, relationship-building, and conversation. In addition to presentations and discussion on the meeting theme Hope Is as Strong as a Woman’s Arm: Mobilizing amidst Violence against Women and Girls of Africa and Its Diaspora, conferees visited Cape Coast and El Mina castles of enslavement and met in focus groups to strategize for future collaboration.

Documents, Media & Publications

2012 Consultation Program Book
Proceedings and Reflections — The 2012 Consultation of African and African Diasporan Women in Religion and Theology
Religion Dispatches Blog on 2012 Consultation
The Lutheran: The Magazine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

2012 article about the Consultation by Beverly Wallace

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