By Ngozi Cole
Although attention surrounding the #MeToo campaign has mostly centered on the Western world, especially Western celebrities, activists are pushing conversations around rape and sexual consent in societies around the world in which they are considered taboos.
In Ghana, young feminists and activists are breaking the silence and long-held cultural beliefs about women’s bodies and sexuality in their own way, questioning long-held beliefs around women’s bodies and sexuality.
By creatively merging theater, dialogue, and activism in Ghana, Drama Queens, a nonprofit feminist organization, is challenging patriarchal norms and ideas and changing the damaging narratives about rape culture and sexuality that are deeply entrenched in many African societies. Founded in 2016…