2012 Consultation and ConferenceHope Is as Strong as a Woman's Arm: Mobilizing amidst Violence against Women and Girls in Africa and Its Diaspora
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.
US Participants chatting with Queen Mother Nana Amba Eyiaba before the meeting begins
Publications and Press
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, article by Beverly Wallace